Family, Orpine. Color, yellow. Sepals and petals, 4 or 5. Stamens, twice as many as petals. Pistils, 4 or 5. Leaves, thick, fleshy, small, overlapping on the branches, like scales. June and July.

Moss-like plants spreading on the ground, better known in hanging baskets and urns, but found escaped from cultivation and growing wild on rocky places, roadsides, and fields from New England to Virginia and westward.