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Biting Stonecrop

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


Common Name Biting Stonecrop
Alternative Name(s) Wall Pepper
Scientific Name Sedum acre
Species Group Stonecrop Family Crassulaceae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Stonecrop family - Crassulaceae
Status Local
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

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Stonecrop Family Crassulaceae