The Stonecrop family

Aeonium sedifolium

The Stonecrop family is a big family of of plants with the botanical name Crassulaceae. Many of its members are succulents and can store water in their leaves and shoots.

These plants are distributed almost worldwide, with many species native to North and Central America. Such as the species from the genera Echeveria, Pachyphytum und Sedum. Of which many are native to Mexico.

Echeveria prolifica
Echeveria prolifica is native to Mexico.

However, the Stonecrop family includes not only succulents, but also perennials, shrubs and aquatic plants. They have adapted to quite different habitats and have to be cultivated appropriately.

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