English: Hairy stonecrop; Purple stonecrop.
Dutch: Behaard Vetkruid.
Region: Greenland, Iceland, northern and central Europe, Lithuania, Poland, south-eastern Canada, Britain.
Habitat: unusual in preferring damp habitats, fen, marsh, swamp, not wooded; prefers moist, gravelly, stonerly soils; slightly base-enriched, wet, stony ground and on streamsides in hilly areas, and in montane, often bryophyte-rich, flushes; altitude sea level to 1100 m, mostly 250 m to 500 m.
Herb; biennial to perennial; small, 10 to 20 cm tall.
Leaves: reddish; generally covered with hairs; 3 to 8 mm long.
Flowers: petals 5, pink, 5 mm long.