Kentucky Nature Preserves Rare Plants

Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission

Allegheny Stonecrop
Sedum telephioides
Family: Crassulaceae

Protection Status:
State Status:  T
USFWS Status: {null}

Global Rank: G4
State Rank: S2

Cliffs and knobs, dry rock ledges and cliff in mts.

Species Description:
Perennial herb.

Flowering Period: Early August to late September.

Additional Information at NatureServe

Diagnostic Characteristics:
Erect plant with fleshy succulent leaves that are over 1.5 cm wide. Plant stand over 2 dm tall from a stout base. White to sometimes pink flowers in many-branched and rounded cymes, the branchlets winged. Sepals are under 4 mm.

Disturbance such as ATV trails, timber removal or any activity that results in increased erosion and weed invasion will be detrimental. Timber removal would be detrimental.

Global Range:

Known Kentucky Occurrences:

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Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission
801 Teton Trail
Frankfort,KY 40601
Phone: (502) 573-2886
Fax: (502) 573-2355
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