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Sedum lanceolatum
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Sedum lanceolatum

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Sedum lanceolatum

Sedum lanceolatum, Lanceleaf stonecrop
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Sedum lanceolatum, Lanceleaf stonecrop
Sedum lanceolatum, lanceleaved stonecrop
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Sedum lanceolatum, lanceleaved stonecrop

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Andrena amphibola @ BBSL (1)
Apidae  Bombus insularis @ BBSL (1)
Colletidae  Colletes kincaidii @ BBSL (1)

Colletes nigrifrons @ BBSL (2)
Halictidae  Agapostemon angelicus @ BBSL (2)

Halictus rubicundus @ BBSL (1)

Lasioglossum lazulis @ BBSL (1)

Lasioglossum sedi @ BBSL (1)
Megachilidae  Chelostoma minutum @ BBSL (1)

Hoplitis albifrons @ BBSL (1)

Hoplitis producta @ BBSL (2)

Osmia longula @ BBSL__UCMC (1)

Osmia paradisica @ BBSL (1)

Osmia trevoris @ BBSL__UCMC (4)

Stelis subcaerulea @ BBSL (1)

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Sedum lanceolatum Torr.
spearleaf stonecrop

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General Information
Symbol: SELA
Group: Dicot
Family: Crassulaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : AK   N
L48   N
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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Rosales
Family Crassulaceae – Stonecrop family
Genus Sedum L. – stonecrop
Species Sedum lanceolatum Torr. – spearleaf stonecrop

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 3 subspecies of Sedum lanceolatum . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Sedum lanceolatum</i>
Torr. ssp. <i>
lanceolatum </i>
Sedum lanceolatum ssp. lanceolatum
spearleaf stonecrop Distribution of <i>
Sedum lanceolatum</i>
Torr. ssp. <i>
(G.N. Jones) R.T. Clausen
Sedum lanceolatum ssp. nesioticum
spearleaf stonecrop Distribution of <i>
Sedum lanceolatum</i>
Torr. ssp. <i>
(Blank.) R.T. Clausen
Sedum lanceolatum ssp. subalpinum
subalpine stonecrop

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9. Sedum lanceolatum Torrey, Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York. 2: 205. 1827.

Herbs, perennial, tufted, glabrous. Stems rootstocks, decumbent and ascending, branched, (sometimes papillose), bearing terminal rosettes and above ground shoots. Leaves (not easily detached), alternate, spreading-erect to erect or ascending, sessile; blade dull gray-green or bluish green, green, or reddish green, often glaucous, lanceolate, elliptic-lanceolate, or elliptic-ovate, subterete, 4.2-13 × 1.5-3.5 mm, base very short-spurred, base of withered blade at times becoming scarious, apex obtuse or obtusely apiculate, (surfaces papillose). Flowering shoots erect, simple or branched, 3-18 cm; leaf blades elliptic-lanceolate, base short-spurred; offsets not formed. Inflorescences cymes, 5-25-flowered, (1-)3(-6)-branched; branches ascending, spreading to erect, or recurved, forked; bracts similar to leaves. Pedicels absent or to 3 mm. Flowers 5-merous; sepals erect, connate basally, pale green to yellow-green, ovate or lanceolate, equal, 2-5 × 1-2 mm, apex acute or, rarely, obtuse, (often papillose); petals widely spreading from suberect base, distinct, canary to golden yellow, lanceolate, elliptic-lanceolate, or linear-lanceolate, canaliculate, 6-9.2 mm, apex acute to acuminate with minute mucronate appendage; filaments yellow; anthers yellow, sometimes suffused with red; nectar scales deep yellow to yellow-green, obovately square. Carpels erect in fruit, basally connate, brown. 2 n = 16.

Varieties 2 (2 in the flora): w, wc North America.

Sedum lanceolatum forms offsets in the axils of rosette leaves. The mature carpels have divergent beaks and narrow lips along the adaxial suture.

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