Tufted perennial herb with procumbent rooting stems; leaves alternate, sessile, linear to oblong, terete, 10-15 mm long, up to 3 mm broad, base with truncate spur, apex mucronate; flowering shoots simple, up to 30 cm long, with terminal corymbiform cymes, 15-25-flowered; flowers yellow, 5-9 merous, sepals erect connate, ovate, yellowish green; petals spreading , yellow, oblong, 6-7 mm long; follicles erect, brown.  
 
Sedum sexangulare and S. rupestre look very similar the differences are

S. rupestre: leaves 10-15 mm long, alternate, petals 6-7 mm long
S. sexangulare: leaves 3-6 mm long, usually in 6 rows, petals 3-4 mm long


 

 

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Images by Gurcharan Singh 

Sedum rupestre L., Sp. Pl. 1: 431. 1753.
Tufted perennial herb with procumbent rooting stems; leaves alternate, sessile, linear to oblong, terete, 10-15 mm long, up to 3 mm broad, base with truncate spur, apex mucronate; flowering shoots simple, up to 30 cm long, with terminal corymbiform cymes, 15-25-flowered; flowers yellow, 5-9 merous, sepals erect connate, ovate, yellowish green; petals spreading , yellow, oblong, 6-7 mm long; follicles erect, brown.
Cultivated in pots, photographed from Srinagar, Kashmir.


 

 

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Sedum rupestre L., ‘Lemon Coral’
Photographed from Sunnyvale, California 


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