In search of flowers in the Northeast

Stonecrop Family: Crassulaceae

This family consists of fleshy, succulent herbs with regular, bisexual flowers often found in mountains and deserts. Generally, the flowers have five separate petals and five separate sepals. Many are cultivated as ornamentals. Members for this family include hens and chickens, jade plant, and sedum.

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