This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
- Common Name(s):
- White stonecrop
- Murale, Purpureum
- Groundcover, Poisonous Plants
Space 12-18 in. apart; spreads by creeping prostrate stems; can become invasive
Recommended Plant species for Triangle Area Green Roofs
- Succulent perennial herb with fleshy, flat or rounded leaves; flowers 4-5-parted, yellow, white, or red.
- 3-6 in.
- Stalkless alternate, cylindrical to flattened leaves; reddish tinge in winter
- White flowers in loose terminal panicle in summer on leafless stalks
- Sun to light shade; well-drained soil
- 3-6 in.
- Low mat
- Poison Part:
- All parts.
- Poison Delivery Mode:
- Ingestion, but low risk.
- Unknown, but possibly gastrointestinal symptoms.
- EDIBLE PARTS: Stems and leaves, when very young and tender, may be eaten raw. Later, until they flower, they may be briefly cook
- Toxic Principle:
- Alkaloids sedine, sedamine, and others.
- CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN.
- Found in:
- Houseplant or interiorscape, landscape as herbaceous perennials; forest or natural area as native plant.
- Growth Rate:
NCCES plant id: 349