Virginian stonecrop
Stonecrop Stone"crop`, n. [AS. st[=a]ncropp.] 1. A sort of tree. [Obs.] --Mortimer. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) 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}. [1913 Webster]

{Virginian stonecrop}, or {Ditch stonecrop}, an American plant ({Penthorum sedoides}). [1913 Webster]


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  • Stonecrop — Stone crop , n. [AS. st[=a]ncropp.] 1. A sort of tree. [Obs.] Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ditch stonecrop — Stonecrop Stone crop , n. [AS. st[=a]ncropp.] 1. A sort of tree. [Obs.] Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Penthorum sedoides — Stonecrop Stone crop , n. [AS. st[=a]ncropp.] 1. A sort of tree. [Obs.] Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sedum acre — Stonecrop Stone crop , n. [AS. st[=a]ncropp.] 1. A sort of tree. [Obs.] Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Penthorum — ▪ plant       genus of perennial herbs native to East Asia and eastern North America. All three species in the genus have underground stems, toothed leaves, and one sided flower clusters borne at the branch tips. The ditch, or Virginian,… …   Universalium

  • Pennywort — is a name given to several completely different plants around the world. In general they all have round leaves and a low growing habit. It may refer to:* Species of aquatic or semi aquatic plants in the genus Hydrocotyle * Umbilicus rupestris , a …   Wikipedia

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