Taxon: Sedum acre L.

Genus: Sedum
Family: Crassulaceae
  Subfamily: Sedoideae
      Tribe: Sedeae
        Subtribe: Sedinae
Nomen number: 314447
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:432. 1753
Name Verified on: 24-Jan-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Other conspecific taxa:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  • Weed: (fide Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Sweden
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan
  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


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  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
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Check other web resources for Sedum acre L. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.