Lenophyllum texanum (J.G. Sm.) Rose
Crassulaceae (Stonecrop Family)
Synonym(s): Sedum texanum, Villadia texana
USDA Symbol: lete4
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Follicle
Size Notes: Up to about 8 inches tall. Stems decumbent to ascending.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Flower color is rosy yellow with bright yellow stamens.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Drought Tolerance: High
Conditions Comments: Tolerant of dry, poor soils. Use as a succulent groundcover in low traffic xeriscape areas.
BenefitInteresting Foliage: yes
Mr. Smarty Plants says
Source for Lenophyllum texanum (coastal stonecrop)
September 29, 2008
Hi, Where can you purchase native coastal stonecrop or texas sedum; preferably out in East Texas? Thank you!
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From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
NPSOT - Austin Chapter - Austin, TX
BibliographyBibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston
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Web ReferenceWebref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Lenophyllum texanum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lenophyllum texanum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lenophyllum texanum
MetadataRecord Modified: 2023-02-16
Research By: Damon Waitt