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Rhodiola integrifolia ssp. integrifolia
Rhodiola integrifolia Raf. ssp. integrifolia
Ledge stonecrop, Roseroot, Rosewort
Synonym(s): Sedum alaskanum, Sedum integrifolium, Sedum rosea ssp. integrifolium, Sedum rosea var. alaskanum, Sedum rosea var. frigidum, Sedum rosea var. integrifolium, Sedum roseum ssp. integrifolium, Sedum roseum var. alaskanum, Sedum roseum var. frigidum, Sedum roseum var. integrifolium, Tolmachevia integrifolia
USDA Symbol: rhini
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
, WY Native Distribution:
Mts. from AK
to Tulare Co., CA
& CO Native Habitat:
Moist – at least early in the season – rocky cliffs & ridges
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
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff