Crassulaceae
Rhodiola integrifolia ssp. integrifolia

Pacific Roseroot

Erect sturdy stems with terminal, wide, flat clusters of dark wine-colored flowers. Stems with many leaves, green to rosy pink, covered with white waxy powder. Leaves flat, oval to spoon-shaped, to 1 1/2 in. long, becoming smaller on lower stem. Flowers with 4 or possibly 5 petals and sepals, on erect stalks somewhat fleshy, dark reddish, occasionally yellow or pink. Grows in gravelly moist soils or among rocks at high elevations.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 4--10 inches
  • Habitat: Alpine, Subalpine
  • Found In: Olympic NP, Mt. Rainier NP, N Cascades NP, Wallowas, Steens
  • Native: Yes