Wild Stonecrop

Woodland or Wild Stonecrop
Sedum ternatum

Wild stonecrop is a native sedum that prefers shaded woodlands. It is a mat-forming succulent with rounded leaves arranged in a whorled pattern. Fertile, upright stems bear beautiful, bright white blooms in May and June. Each flower has four white petals. Wild stonecrop is usually found on bare slopes or rocks.

Most of these photographs were taken at Falls Ridge Preserve. Click on the gallery below to enlarge the images.