Edible Succulent?

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Hey everyone! I have a succulent and can't seem to find any species identification for it. I'm wondering if it's edible. I cross checked the Tortoise Table however its not listed there either, neither is it any of the harmful species. I see it quite often for sale so I assume its pretty common. Pictures are attached below :) Thanks~!
 

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That looks like some kind of a sedum to me. I'll see if I can look it up I might have the spelling wrong.
 

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Looks like the standard sedum “Hens and Chicks” kind of succulent. I’m sure it’s good to feed as long as no fertilizers or pesticides on it. Like other cactus/succulents - everything in moderation.
 

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Looks like the standard sedum “Hens and Chicks” kind of succulent. I’m sure it’s good to feed as long as no fertilizers or pesticides on it. Like other cactus/succulents - everything in moderation.
I don't think that's the kind of sedum am thinking of. But I do think it's a sedum probably easier to look up if sedum is toxic in general or edible.
 

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Looks like the standard sedum “Hens and Chicks” kind of succulent. I’m sure it’s good to feed as long as no fertilizers or pesticides on it. Like other cactus/succulents - everything in moderation.
hahaha you know that name was in the back of my head but I wasn't sure. Really good to know, thank you!
 

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It must be very low toxicity for some sites say humans can eat it other say humans can eat it but mite get a tummy ache. I think personally I'm going to scratch sedum from my list of acceptable things for the tortoise.
 

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It must be very low toxicity for some sites say humans can eat it other say humans can eat it but mite get a tummy ache. I think personally I'm going to scratch sedum from my list of acceptable things for the tortoise.
Ohh alright. Definitely, I'll avoid that plant then. Thank you!
 

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Looks like the standard sedum “Hens and Chicks” kind of succulent. I’m sure it’s good to feed as long as no fertilizers or pesticides on it. Like other cactus/succulents - everything in moderation.
Actually the traditional “hens and chicks” are sempervivums...
 

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I don't think its hens and chicks - the leaves are too plump.
I have one in a pot. but no idea what its called - echeveria maybe?
 
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I don't think its hens and chicks - the leaves are too plump.
I have one in a pot. but no idea what its called - echeveria maybe?
I think I'll stay on the safe side and just avoid the plant. Are echeveria species edible? I thought they're rounder looking like a flower though. But so many species its hard to tell sometimes 😅
 
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