Plant ID forum: What is this?

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Aug 5, 2016 9:14 PM CST
My mother-in-law gave me this plant. She had it in a can and I trasplanted it to a large pot and it has grown like a weed. It is a pretty green and has lovely leaves but I fear it is a weed. It has sprouted some possible hope of flowers in the last week. Any ideas of what it is? The small sprouts behind it are Texas Bluebonnets.
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Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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Aug 5, 2016 9:24 PM CST
Some type of sedum
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Aug 6, 2016 12:49 AM CST
Yes I would say it's S spectabile or similar. Great for butterflies and bees!
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Aug 6, 2016 5:45 AM CST
I've never heard anyone call Sedums a weed. Much beloved by gardeners & critters.
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