Sedum acre

Family (Traditional)Crassulaceae
Species:Sedum acre L.
Common NameGoldmoss Stonecrop; Golden Carpet; Bitter Stonecrop
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: Europe; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Type: succulent; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Yellow; Carpel Number/Pistil: 5; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Follicle; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Number: 5; Placentation Type: Marginal; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 10
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim


No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: McCreary (KY), Robertson (KY), Anderson (TN), Carter (TN), Claiborne (TN), Franklin (TN), Putnam (TN), Sullivan (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, TENN, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2002 - 2002

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0109827 Carter Tennessee
Sedum acre
TENN-V-0109826 Anderson Tennessee
Sedum acre
ETSU015710 Sullivan Tennessee
Sedum acre
TENN-V-0109828 Claiborne Tennessee
Sedum acre
HTTU007030 Putnam Tennessee
Sedum acre
31234100388907 Robertson Kentucky 05 Jul 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
Sedum acre
BRIT112289 Franklin Tennessee Paul Somers
Sedum acre
APSC0087349 McCreary Kentucky
Sedum acre
TENN-V-0109825 Anderson Tennessee
Sedum acre
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