Author: Jan Scholten
English: Least stonecrop.
Region: west Asia, Turkey, Armenia.
Habitat: moist soils in the subalpine zone; very cold-hardy plant; prefers well-drained, fairly fertile soil in a sunny position.
Content: alkaloids, tannins, cyanogenic compounds, flavanoids.
Use: in green roofs and green walls; food, edible leaves; ornamental, in carpet-like flower beds
Herb; evergreen; perennial; succulent; low-growing, mat-forming.
Root: fibrous; slender, creeping rhizome.
Stems: cluster of short, ascending.
Inflorescence: blooming stems 5 to 10 cm tall.
Flowers: pink to white flowers.
Pollination: by insects.
Closely related to Sedum tenellum, differing especially in its habit in forming roots along the stems, leaf shape and the larger inflorescences