Scientific Name: Sedum cockerellii
Synonyms: Cockerellia cockerellii, Sedum cockerelli [sic], S. griffithsii, S. wootonii
Common Names: Cockerell's Stonecrop, Cockerell's Sedum
Growth Habit: Herb/Forb
Arizona Native Status: Native
Habitat: Mountain. This wildflower grows on rocky, shady to partly shady, often mossy slopes in coniferous forests.
Flower Color: Pale pink, White
Flowering Season: Late summer, Early fall
Height: Up to 8 inches (20 cm) tall
Description: The flowers are small and have 5 narrowly triangular petals that together resemble a 5-pointed star. The leaves are plump, succulent, green to tinged red, hairless, alternate, sessile, egg-shaped to narrowly spoon-shaped, and flattened in cross section. The stems are plump, succulent, reddish, and hairless.
The similar Huachuca Mountain Stonecrop (Sedum stelliforme) has narrower, terete (circular in cross section) leaves.
Legal Status – Protected Native Plant (Salvage Restricted)
Kingdom: Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Family: Crassulaceae – Stonecrop family
Genus: Sedum L. – stonecrop
Species: Sedum cockerellii Britton – Cockerell's stonecrop
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