Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Umbilicus rupestris (Salisb.) Dandy - Navelwort - Crassulaceae
Umbilicus rupestris
© Paul Hackney
Umbilicus rupestris
© Graham Day
Umbilicus rupestris
© Alan Hill
Umbilicus rupestris
(Map updated: March 2008)
 

Wall pennywort (or Navelwort) is a rather fleshy species with almost circular leaves found on old stone walls or on natural rock outcrops. It is frequent in many areas but rare on basaltic rock.

All names: Umbilicus rupestris (Salisb.) Dandy; Umbilicus pendulinus DC.; Cotyledon umbilicus-veneris auct.