Sedum

This beautiful little native plant popped up as a weed in my garden. (Pic taken in early May last year.) It is a hardy perennial — it must have survived the harsh winter by saving all of its energy in its roots, and then reemerging in the spring, after the danger of frost had past.

This is a North Dakota native stonecrop (a relative to succulents). There are hundreds of species in North America, so I can’t say for sure which one this is, but it looks like Sedum spectabile to me. This local press in Yankton has an a little more info on these species.

This particular individual is the Sedum plant that I potted up and brought indoors, which was flowering on an icy winter morning.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: