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Orpin Aizoon (Phedimus aizoon (L.) 't Hart)

Also known as aizoon stonecrop; also classified as Aizopsis aizoon, Sedum aizoon.

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Range - Expand

Introduced or Not Present

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.

Description & Identification

A plant native to a wide range in northern Asia, established in scattered populations in the more northerly parts of North America.


In North America, mainly found in anthropogenic habitats, most likely to be found in gardens and lawns and around homes. Established only in the northeast, colder parts of the Midwest, and Canada, mostly in scattered, isolated populations.


Occasionally used in gardens, primarily in rock gardens. Cultivars exist.

Phedimus aizoon (Orpin aizoon) | USDA PLANTS Database (About This Site)

Aizoon Stonecrop | iNaturalist (About This Site)

Phedimus aizoon (gold sedum) | CABI Invasive Species Compendium (About This Site)

Aizopsis aizoon | Biota of North America Project (BONAP) (About This Site)

Aizopsis aizoon (Aizoon Stonecrop) | Go Botany (About This Site)

Phedimus aizoon | NatureServe Explorer (About This Site)

Phedimus aizoon | Flora of North America (About This Site)