Sedum ternatum Michx.
Three-Leaved Stonecrop, Woodland Stonecrop
Family - Crassulaceae
Stems - No info. yet.
Leaves - No info. yet.
Inflorescence - No info. yet.
Flowers - No info. yet.
Flowering - April - June.
Habitat - Shaded ledges around springs, bases of bluffs, low woods along streams.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This little creeping plant is fairly uncommon in Missouri, only occurring in a few counties. The flowering stems are erect and typically taller than the leaves. The plant likes to be cool and moist and would make a neat rock garden subject.
Photographs taken in Linville, NC., 5-11-03.