OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Saxifragales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Rhodiola rosea   FAMILY Crassulaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhodiola rosea   FAMILY Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Sedum rosea var. rosea

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 091-01-010:
Sedum rosea   FAMILY Crassulaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rhodiola roanensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Roseroot


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Rhodiola rosea   FAMILY Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhodiola rosea   FAMILY Crassulaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Sedum rosea var. rosea

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 091-01-010:
Sedum rosea   FAMILY Crassulaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rhodiola roanensis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3246

Forb
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to North Carolina

Habitat: High elevation rocky summits, northwards on cliffs at lower elevations, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Leaves sessile

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Cespitose [growing in dense tufts, clumping]

FLOWER:
Summer
Staminate flowers yellowish, pistillate reddish-purple
Unisexual
5 sepals
5 petals
10 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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