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SPATHULIFOLIUM ssp. SPATHULIFOLIUM

Synonyms :

 

Gormania anomala  Britton (1903) / Cotyledon anomala  (Britton) Fedde (1904) / Sedum anomalum  (Britton) Britton(1905) / Sedum spathulifolium ssp. anomalum (Britton) Clausen & Uhl (1944)

Sedum californicum  Britton (1903)

Sedum woodii  Britton (1905)

Sedum spathulifolium var. minus  Henderson (1941)

 

Distribution : Western Canada (British Columbia), western USA (Washington, Oregon, California): Pacific Coast Ranges, to 1590m.

 

 

Description (according to IHSP, 2003) :

 

Primary rosette 2.5 - 3.7 cm in diameter, with 1 – 2 offsets per rosette, stems of offsets 1.3 - 1.9 mm in diameter.

 

Leaves 1.42.1 mm thick, glaucous.

 

FIowers 12 - 16 mm in diameter.

The cultivar S. spathulifolium 'Aureum' is hardly pruinose, the overall colour of the leaves is buff-yellow.

 


Sequoia National Park, California :



Samuel H. Boardman-Reserve, Oregon :



Photos Matthew Brennan




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