Sedum laxum var. latifolium

(R. T. Clausen) H. Ohba

J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 1: 890. 2007,.

Basionym: Sedum laxum subsp. latifolium R. T. Clausen Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 69: 38. 1942
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 8. Treatment on page 219. Mentioned on page 218.

Leaf blades not glaucous, obovate, 15–40 × 17–33 mm, apex deeply emarginate. Flowering shoots 15–30 cm; leaf blades not glaucous, spatulate to oblanceolate, base cordate, not clasping stem. Flowers: sepals 3–4 mm, apex acute; petals pink or white, 7–10 mm; anthers red or yellow. 2n = 30.

Phenology: Flowering late spring-mid summer.
Habitat: Rocky slopes
Elevation: 50-600 m


Variety latifolium is known from the drainage of the Smith River and is the most robust of the varieties.

Selected References


Lower Taxa