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Queen’s Crown

Cluster of short tubular pink petals, in a rounded column, atop a short stem. The stem has numerous succulent leaves, giving it a symmetrical appearance.

The leaves turn red in the late summer or fall.

This flower loves open meadows and wetlands and is very common next to streams.

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Wildflower Details

Scientific Name:Rhodiola rhodantha
Growing Season:All summer
Soil Type:Open meadows and wetlands
Other Names:

Rose Crown

Habitat:Subalpine to Alpine