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Hen and Chicks Flower
Crassulaceae
Sempervivum


gardengeek
gardengeek
Flower Petal # 7+
Main Color    
Color 2    
Type Categories Useful Parts

Herb


Crassulaceae Family

Sempervivum Genus
Other Names for this Plant

Houseleeks, Liveforever,Sempervivum


Location

Utah

Physical Description
Small succulent plants that grow in rosettes. The female stigmas are small spikes just inside the male anthers.




Hen and Chicks Flower, Sempervivum - YouTube.com

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Crassulaceae
Saxifragales
Saxifragales
Rock Breaker Order
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information

These are great garden plants because they can handle freezing temperatures, and drought.





Hen and Chicks Bud




Hen and Chicks Flower




Hen and Chicks Flower




Hen and Chicks Flower




Flower Anthers
You can see how the maroon anthers split in half exposing the yellow pollen.



Hen and Chicks Flower Opening
The drying process does all of the work for the flower.



Hen and Chicks Flower




Hen and Chicks Flower




Hen and Chicks Flower




Hen and Chicks Flower




Hen and Chicks Flower




Hen and Chicks Rosette




Hen and Chicks Flower




Hen and Chicks Flower




Hen and Chicks Flower Bud




Hen and Chicks Flower




Hen and chicks Flower
This image shows how the male anthers are actually encased in a protective covering. After they dry a bit these orange-pink covers pop open, exposing the yellow pollen.

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