Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Goldmoss Stonecrop - Sedum acre   L.
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DistributionMountains only. A specimen without county (at WCUH) is actually S. ternatum; a specimen from Granville County (at NCU) is S. sarmentosum.

Native of Europe, north Africa, and Turkey; in N.A. southern Canada south to NC, AL, CO, OR.
AbundanceRare to uncommon.
HabitatRock outcrops, rocky roadbanks, "field along creek". Found as high as 4200 feet.
PhenologyFlowering late May - early July.
IdentificationMossy Stonecrop is a small to very small succulent, often lax, branched or not. It has short, rounded in cross-section and blunt leaves. Flowering shoots are erect, not branched, with yellow flowers solitary or in short cymes.
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