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Biting Stonecrop

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Mostly found near the sea on stony beaches, rocky cliffs, in quarries, on walls; anywhere dry and inhospitable to competitive plants


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Common Name Biting Stonecrop
Alternative Name(s) Wall Pepper
Scientific Name Sedum acre
Family Stonecrop family - Crassulaceae
Status Local
Interest Level
Species Family Stonecrop Family - Crassulaceae
Flower Colour Group Yellow
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
Preferred Environment
Look for Small fleshy plant with red leaves forming mats on stone and rock
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

This species is often found in these habitats:

Habitat(s) Relationship
CR: Rocky shore Associated
BB: Buildings, bridges and walls Associated