One of the largest families of succulents and is known as the stonecrop family or the orpine family. Crassulaceae are a diverse family of dicotyledon flowering plants characterized by succulent leaves and a unique photosynthesis process known as Crassulacean acid metabolism. Flowers usually have five floral parts.
Often found in dry and/or cold places where water is scarce, Crassulaceae are found worldwide, but mostly in the Northern Hemisphere and southern Africa, although some are aquatic.
Two succulents are known by the same common names: Sedum Burrito (Burro’s Tail) and Sedum Morganianum (Donkey Tail).Read More