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Sedum wrightii (Wright's stonecrop)
Marcus, Joseph A.

Sedum wrightii

Sedum wrightii A. Gray

Wright's Stonecrop

Crassulaceae (Stonecrop Family)


USDA Symbol: sewr

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

The species name of this plant is for Charles Wright, 1811-1885, world-wide botanical collector but mainly in Texas (1837-1852), Cuba and his native Connecticut.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Fruit Type: Follicle
Size Notes: Stems weakly erect or decumbent, up to about 20 inches long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Petals white tinged with rose.



Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Drought Tolerance: High
Cold Tolerant: yes
Heat Tolerant: yes


Use Wildlife: Nectar for bees and butterflies.
Interesting Foliage: yes
Attracts: Butterflies
Nectar Source: yes
Deer Resistant: High

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

NPSOT - Austin Chapter - Austin, TX


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

Webref 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 resources

USDA: Find Sedum wrightii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Sedum wrightii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Sedum wrightii


Record Modified: 2023-02-27
Research By: TWC Staff

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