Common name: Pink Sedum, Pink stonecrop
Botanical name: Sedum ewersii Family: Crassulaceae (Sedum family)
Pink Sedum is a perennial of dry areas, with spreading stems, 8-75 cm tall.
Bluish green, flat, fleshy, ovate leaves have somewhat wavy margins. The
leaves are sparsely arranged on the stem. Beautiful reddish-pink flowers, 6-8
mm across, occur in dense domed many-flowered clusters. The flowers have 5
petals and 10 stamens with rose-purple filaments. Occurs in the Himalayas at
2700-4500 m altitude. Flowering: July-September.
|Photographed in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh.|