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Dudleya saxosa
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Scientific classification

Dudleya saxosa is a perennial succulent desert plant in the family Crassulaceae, commonly called live-forever'. This dudleya is native to the rocky slopes of the Peninsular Ranges and the sky islands in Mojave Desert mountains, such as the Panamint Range, in Southern California, and in Baja California and Arizona.


  • Dudleya saxosa subsp. saxosa (Panamint live-forever)
  • Dudleya saxosa subsp. aloides (desert live-forever)


Dudleya saxosa is plant grows a basal clump or rosette of fleshy leaves, which may be flat and blade-shaped to somewhat cylindrical. It bolts one or more erect stems which are usually dull pink to red in color, sometimes with pale green coloration. Atop the stems are compact inflorescences of flowers with bright yellow petals.

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