Entire-leaf Stonecrop - Sedum integrifolium
Sedum roseum, Rhodiola integrifolia
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Herbaceous plants, 3-50 cm tall. Leaves 0.5-5.5 cm, blades elliptic to ovate or oblanceolate to linear, margins sometimes toothed, usually bright green, sometimes glaucous. Inflorescences dense, many-flowered. Pedicels ca. 2 mm. Flowers dioecious or polygamodioecious (mostly unisexual), 4-5-merous; sepals 1.5-3 mm, lanceolate to ovate; petals 1.5-5 mm, mostly dark red, sometimes yellowish at base or yellow with apical 1/3 red, shorter than stamens, in staminate flowers spreading, hooded, 1.3-1.7 mm wide, in pistillate flowers erect. Fruit (follicle) 4-9 mm, beaks spreading (adapted from: R.V. Moran, 2009, Flora N. America, Vol. 8).
Western North America south to CA and NM (Kartesz in prep. 2012), although it should be stressed that interpretations of taxonomic limits vary (see Moran 2009).
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Mountains, often wet areas.
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.