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habit (Photo: Greg Jordan)
habit in fruit (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
habit growing on a wall (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
leaves (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
close-up of stem and leaves (Photo: Greg Jordan)
close-up of flowers (Photo: Greg Jordan)
close-up of mature fruit (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
young plant (Photo: Sheldon Navie)
Sedum rupestre L.
Sedum reflexum L.
blue spruce stonecrop, blue stonecrop, crooked yellow stonecrop, goldmoss, Jenny's stonecrop, reflexed stonecrop, rock stonecrop, sedum, small houseleek, St. Vincent's rock stonecrop, stonecrop, yellow stonecrop
Native to Europe (i.e. Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland, Albania, Greece, Italy, Romania, Yugoslavia and Spain) and south-western Russia.
Naturalised in some parts of south-eastern Australia (i.e. in the southern tablelands region in New South Wales, in Victoria and in Tasmania). It is also sparingly naturalised in the ACT.
Rock stonecrop (Sedum rupestre) is a minor environmental weed in Tasmania and a potential environmental weed or "sleeper weed" in other parts of south-eastern Australia. This garden escape has become naturalised in disturbed areas in cooler temperate regions.
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