Leedy's roseroot (Rhodiola integrifolia ssp. leedyi)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
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.
- States/US Territories in which the Leedy's roseroot, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Minnesota , New York , South Dakota
- US Counties in which the Leedy's roseroot, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
- Additional species information
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|1992-04-22||Great Lakes-Big Rivers Region (Region 3)||Wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|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|
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|1998-09-25||Leedy's Roseroot||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|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||
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