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Tetrorum pusillum (Michx.) Rose
Sedum pusillum Michx. Fl. Bor. Am. 1 : 276. 1803.
Annual, pale-green, glabrous. Stems usually branched near the base, leafy above, 5-30 cm. high ; leaves terete or nearly so, linear, sessile, obtuse, 1-2 cm. long ; branches of the cyme 2-6 cm. long ; pedicels 2-6 mm. long ; calyxsegments linear to linearoblong, obtuse; petals purple, oblong, scarcely twice as long as the calyx-segments; follicles slender, about 5 mm long, tapering into the subulate styles.
Type locality : Flatrock, North Carolina.
Distribution : On mountain rocks, North Carolina and Georgia.
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John Kunkel SmaII, George Valentine Nash, Nathaniel Lord Britton, Joseph Nelson Rose, Per Axel Rydber. 1905. ROSALES, PODOSTEMONACEAE, CRASSULACEAE, PENTHORACEAE and PARNASSIACEAE. North American flora. vol 22(1). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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