Help with succulent ID

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batkins
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Help with succulent ID

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Hello everyone! I received these super cute succulents from a friend back in May, but have been struggling ever since to identify them! Help a girl out?

Thank you!

Brittany

edit: they are sempervivums (also known as houseleeks), but unknown still on the type.
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Those are sempervivums.
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Also known as houseleek, Jupiter's beard and welcome-home-husband-no matter-how-late-nor-drunk-you-may-be.
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Specific IDs are a little more tricky - there are loads of varieties and hybrids of E. tectorum, some are named, many aren't. Hard to assign a name to an unknown one of those with any assurance. I'd put the first one in that category.

The second is maybe Sempervivum arachnoideum.

The third looks like the basic E. tectorum.
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greenknight is right that there are many horticultural varieties of houseleek and it is difficult to say which they would be, unless you are an expert.

I would disagree that the second is Sempervivum arachnoideum, they usually have the cobwebby appearance they are named for.
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