Monographs Details: Sedum pulchellum Michx.
Authority: Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.
Description:Species Description - Mostly biennial from a cluster of fibrous roots, less often annual or perennial; stems simple or often branched at the base, 1–3 dm; lvs numerous, alternate, entire, linear or somewhat clavate, ± terete, 1–3 cm, the basal spur (at least on the flowering stems) commonly sagittate; infl of 3–7 widely divergent or recurved, secund, sympodial cymes to 1 dm; fls mostly 4(–7)-merous; pet pinkish-white to pale pink or purple, ± spreading, 4–8 mm; filaments only very shortly adnate to the pet; frs divaricate; 2n=22, 44, 66. Moist rocks and cliffs, Ky. and Tenn. to Mo., Okla., and Tex. May, June.