American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A perennial plant (Sedum rosea) of the Northern Hemisphere, having fleshy leaves and greenish-yellow or purple flowers.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A succulent herb, Sedum Rhodiola, having simple leafy stems 5 to 10 inches high, broad thick leaves, yellowish or purplish flowers in a close cyme, and a rose-scented root. It grows on cliffs in northern Europe and Asia, and in North America in eastern Pennsylvania, Maine, and northward. Also
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) A fleshy-leaved herb (Rhodiola rosea); rosewort; -- so called because the roots have the odor of roses.
- n. Eurasian mountain plant with fleshy pink-tipped leaves and a cluster of yellow flowers
- rose + root (Wiktionary)
“A large species of broom, four or five feet high, covered with golden blossom the size of pea-flowers, although the common broom had long passed its blooming, now showed itself as well as roseroot sedum, neither of which had I seen while coming over the schist.”
“Another closely related plant with exquisite orange-red flowers, which in some books bears the Latin name sedum is roseroot.”
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