Canyon Liveforever

Canyon Liveforever Plant Information


Canyon Liveforever grows in the following 1 states:

California

Dudleya cymosa is a succulent plant known by the common name canyon live-forever. The plant is found in rocky areas in the low elevations of California and southern Oregon mountains.

It is a distinctive plant sending up erect red-orange stems from a gray-green basal rosette. The small yellowish-red thimble-shaped flowers top the stems in a cyme inflorescence. Some subspecies are considered threatened locally.
Selected Dudleya cymosa subspecies:
The subspecies marcescens and ovatifolia are federally listed as threatened species of the United States.
Dudleya cymosa is the larval host plant for the Sonoran blue butterfly, Philotes sonorensis (Lycaenidae)

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