Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Penthorum sedoides L. image
Photographer: Kitty Kohout           

Caroline A. Creevey

Hugh H. Iltis

Hugh H. Iltis

Robert W. Freckmann

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Saxifragaceae
Penthorum sedoides L.
ditch stonecrop
Penthorum: from pente for "five" and oros for "a mark," referring to order of fives of flower
sedoides: sed for "sedentary" and oides for "like"
County distribution map- click for detailed distribution maps.
Detailed Distribution:
Town Range Maps
Google Dot Maps
Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 6"-28" tall forb, simple or branched near the top
Flower: green to white, 5-parted, 1/4" wide; inflorescence 3/4"-3" wide, flattish, terminal cluster (cyme) with stalked flowers seemingly from one side of the often curved, 2-4 branches; blooms July-Sept.
Fruit:1/5" wide capsule
Leaf:alternate, sharply toothed, lance-like to elliptical, pointed at both ends
Habitat: wet; shores, streambanks; in muddy soil
(Glossary)

More Information Natural Communities Herbarium Specimens
All Penthorum list Google- Images or Text

Flora of North America (off site)
Synonyms 
There are no synonyms for this taxon.

         
  Home
Faculty
Botany News/Events
Projects
Book We Recommend
Historical Botanists
Other Links
Botanical Club of Wisconsin (off site)
UW-Stevens Point Biology Dept.
 
Plants of Wisconsin
Vascular Plants
Bryophytes
Ethnobotany
Natural Communities
Botany News/Events
Other Links
Lichens (off site)   
Tom Volk's Fungi (off site)
Taxonomy of Vascular Plants
                          Vascular Plants
Browse by Identification Guides
Family Wildflowers
Genus Trees
Common Names Shrubs
Search by Vines
Names Aquatic-Semi aquatic
Specimens Ferns - Fern Allies
Blooming Times Grasses, Sedges, or Rushes
County & Status Other Resources  
Town Range Taxonomy of Vascular Plants
  WI Checklist & CofC Values
Bryophytes
Browse by:
Common Name
Genus
Search by:
County
 Name
Copyright 2012 Permissions Contact Us Web Map