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Cascade Stonecrop
Sedum divergens
About Cascade Stonecrop (Sedum divergens) 10 Nurseries Carry This Plant Sedum divergens, commonly called spreading stonecrop, Cascade stonecrop, and Pacific stonecrop, is a low growing flowering plant of the genus Sedum. It is native to western North America from Alaska to northern California. This plant is common in the lava beds of Northwest British Columbia where it is one of the food plants of the Nisga'a first nation.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb, Succulent

1.9 - 4.8 in tall

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 5 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Full Sun



Soil Drainage
Soil Drainage

For propagating by seed: No treatment.

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Gravelly places

Annual Precipitation: 28.3" - 107.2", Summer Precipitation: 1.36" - 3.64", Coldest Month: 31.7" - 39.2", Hottest Month: 48.7" - 62.2", Humidity: 2.53" - 14.95", Elevation: 4378" - 8168"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Pacific 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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