Crassulaceae
Sedum oreganum

Oregon Stonecrop

Sprawling succulent with ascending flowering stems. Leaves in crowded rosette, egg- to spoon-shaped, widest above the middle, fleshy and somewhat flattened, green often turning bronze; stem leaves alternate. Inflorescence dense, with 3–16 flowers. Flowers united at base, then opening wide, lance-shaped, with long sharply pointed tips, yellow with red midvein and yellow to red-brown anthers. Grows in rocky ledges, gravelly places, talus slopes, from sea level to alpine.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 3--6 inches
  • Habitat: Coastal, Subalpine, Alpine, West-Side Forest, Dry Rocky Sites
  • Found In: West Gorge, Siskiyous, Mt. Rainier NP, Olympic NP, Coast Range, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes