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Lake County Stonecrop
Sedella leiocarpa
About Lake County Stonecrop (Sedella leiocarpa) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Sedella leiocarpa is a rare species of flowering plant in the stonecrop family known by the common names Lake County mock stonecrop and Lake County stonecrop. It is endemic to Lake County, California, where it is known from only about ten occurrences in two locations. It is a resident of drying vernal pools and rocky clay flats, where it grows in colonies. It is a federally listed endangered species. This is an annual herb growing no more than four centimeters high. It is a tiny erect reddish or yellow succulent plant with sparse leaves each a few millimeters long. The flowers have yellow to reddish petals 3 or 4 millimeters long.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Annual herb

1.6 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Yellow, Red

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 30.6" - 46.9", Summer Precipitation: 0.44" - 0.72", Coldest Month: 46.0" - 47.6", Hottest Month: 68.1" - 71.6", Humidity: 3.36" - 20.98", Elevation: 1300" - 3318"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Lake County Mock Stonecrop

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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