from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various plants of the genus Sedum, having fleshy leaves and variously colored flowers.
- n. Any of various related plants.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of various succulent plants, of the genus Sedum (Crassulaceae family), native to temperate zones.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A sort of tree.
- n. Any low succulent plant of the genus Sedum, esp. Sedum acre, which is common on bare rocks in Europe, and is spreading in parts of America. See Orpine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The wall-pepper, Sedum acre: so called as frequently growing upon walls and rocks.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various northern temperate plants of the genus Sedum having fleshy leaves and red or yellow or white flowers
But also stonecrop, which is a common name for sedum.
The stonecrop is the finest of roof-plants, sometimes forming
Sedum, also known as stonecrop, is a classic fall plant for container gardens because that's when it looks its best.
RALEIGH, N.C. - A rooftop at Duke University Medical Center sports a new lush ground cover: hardy succulent plants called stonecrop that tolerate heat and need little water.
Its bricks are made from recycled waste, and it has bike parking, bike showers, high-performance windows, and three green roofs planted with golden stonecrop, sweet woodruff, Allegheny foamflower and Solomon's seal.
The edge of the common is a bulwark of tightly interlocked stones on a foundation of unwieldy boulders, all clothed in lichen and flowering stonecrop with blue sheep's-bit, ling and bilberry.
Sedum is a succulent plant also known as stonecrop. digg this digg this email this email this tweet this tweet this facebook this facebook this
A: Sedum sexangular (S. sexanulare), also commonly called tasteless stonecrop, is extremely tolerant of cold conditions.
The first word refers to the stonecrop family (Crassulaceae) in which the phenomenon was first discovered.
You end up paying for plants that at one time overran your lawn for free: native Columbine, phlox, stonecrop.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.