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FamilyCRASSULACEAE
Genus species var.Sedum  brevifolium DC. 
SynonymsOreosedum brevifolium (DC.) Grulich
 Sedum cineritium Merino
 Sedum sphaericum Lapeyr.
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaCorseFranceMoroccoPortugalSardegnaSpain
rocks
Altitude0-3000m
Description farinose, stems ramose, densely leafy, leaves opposite, ovate to subspherical, reddish, 4-seriate, inflorescence few flowered, flowers 8-10mm across, pedicellate
Size5-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring
Ca-
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring and late summer; cuttings in summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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