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Mossy Stonecrop, Crassula tillaea Family: Crassulaceae
Crassula tillaea     *     Mossy Stonecrop


Flowering time: June-July. Annual

Habitat: Can be locally frequent in S and SE England and in the Channel Isles on bare ground in sandy heathland

A small plant, the ascending and creeping stems with opposite pairs of fleshy leaves. Stalkless white flowers in leaf axils with three sepals and three or four shorter petals. Stems become bright red when fruiting.
New Zealand Pygmyweed, C. helmsii is an invasive aquatic introduction

Similar: English Stonecrop, Sedum anglicum


Mossy Stonecrop, Crassula tillaea


Mossy Stonecrop, Crassula tillaea
Mossy Stonecrop, Crassula tillaea
Studland, Dorset. April 2013

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