Leedy's roseroot (Rhodiola integrifolia ssp. leedyi)

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General Information

Leedy's roseroot is a cliffside wildflower, found today in only seven locations in three states. Four populations are found in Fillmore and Olmsted Counties, Minnesota. Two are in upstate New York, a large population on the shores of Seneca Lake and a single plant at Watkins Glen. In South Dakota the subspecies occurs on Black Hills National Forest on a cliff at approximately 7,000 feet above sea level. Leedy's roseroot has a relatively elongate, leafy stem. The closely-packed leaves arise directly from the main stem and are smooth, with irregularly toothed to toothless edges. Although they are succulent, they can appear quite limp in dry weather. Male and female flowers are borne on separate plants. The small 4- to 5-petaled flowers are arranged in dense heads at the end of the leafy stem. They vary in color from dark red to occasional yellow or oranges.

Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
1992-04-22 Great Lakes-Big Rivers Region (Region 3) Wherever found

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
1992-04-22 00:00:00.0 57 FR 14649 14653 ETWP; Determination of Threatened Status for Sedum integrifolium ssp. leedyi (Leedy's roseroot)
2008-04-22 00:00:00.0 73 FR 21643 21645 Notice of initiation of review; request for information on seven listed midwestern species
1991-06-18 00:00:00.0 56 FR 27938 27941 ETWP; Threatened Status Proposed for Seduum integrifollum leedyi (Leedy's Roseroot); 56 FR 27938 27941
2010-09-14 00:00:00.0 75 FR 55686 55689 Technical Corrections for Three Midwest Region Plant Species

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
1998-09-25 Leedy's Roseroot View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
2008-04-22 73 FR 21643 21645 Notice of initiation of review; request for information on seven listed midwestern species
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Leedy's roseroot.

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Leedy's roseroot.

» Petitions

» Life History

No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.

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