Rhodiola species

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Scientific Name Rhodiola integrifolia (Sedum integrifolium) USDA PLANTS Symbol
RHIN11
Common Name King's Crown ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
520043
Family Crassulaceae (Stonecrop) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Subalpine and alpine; moist areas along streams, meadows and in rock crevices.
Plant: Erect perennial 2 to 12 inches tall; unbranched, stout, leafy stem; growing in colonies.
Leaves: Alternate, oblanceolate to ovate or elliptic leaves, to 1-1/2 inch long, fleshy, smooth, bluish green turning red late in the season.
Inflorescence: Very small blossoms clustered in a tight, rounded cyme, each about 1/8-inch across with 4 purple or reddish petals and a 4-lobed calyx of purple or reddish sepals.
References: Descr. adapted from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel and "Flora of Colorado" by Jennifer Ackerfield, and SEINet.
Colorado Status
Native
Scientific Name Rhodiola rhodantha (Clementsia rhodantha) USDA PLANTS Symbol
RHRH4
Common Name Queen's Crown, Rose Crown ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
565455
Family Crassulaceae (Stonecrop) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Subalpine and alpine; moist areas along streams, ponds and in meadows.
Plant: Erect perennial 2 to 16 inches tall; unbranched, stout, leafy stem; growing in colonies.
Leaves: Alternate, oblanceolate to ovate leaves, to 1-1/4 inch long, fleshy, smooth, bluish green turning red late in the season.
Inflorescence: Tight, rounded or elongated cluster of Very small blossoms flowers each about 1/8-inch across with 4 pink, rose or white petals and a 4-lobed calyx of pinkish sepals.
References: Descr. adapted from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel and "Flora of Colorado" by Jennifer Ackerfield.
Colorado Status
Native



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