Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3246

Forb
Perennial
Dioecious

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it on high elevation rocky summits, 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

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rhodiola rosea   FAMILY Crassulaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 091-01-010:
Sedum rosea   FAMILY Crassulaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Rhodiola roanensis

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Roseroot


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