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Rhodiola integrifolia ssp. integrifolia Raf.
Ledge stonecrop, Roseroot, Rosewort
Synonyms: Sedum roseum ssp. integrifolium, Sedum integrifolium
USDA Symbol: RHINI
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Stout roots produce new, upright bunches of stems each year with broad, bright green, rounded, succulent leaves topped by flat clusters of starry, red-purple flowers. The seed pods are also showy, turning the same red-purple. The entire plant is not more than 6 in. tall.
When soils dries out late in the season, the leaves of this plant often shrivel.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
AK , CA , CO , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY Native Distribution:
Mts. from AK to Tulare Co., CA & CO Native Habitat:
Moist – at least early in the season – rocky cliffs & ridges USDA Native Status: L48(N), AK(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist, rocky soils.
Conditions Comments: When soils dries out late in the season, the leaves may shrivel.
PropagationDescription: Increase by cuttings, rooted sections or seed. Seedlings should not be too wet as they are prone to root rot.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff