Sedum rhodanthum

Queen's Crown
Rhodiola rhodantha (Sedum rhodanthum)

Family: Stonecrop (Crassulaceae)
AKA: Rose Crown, Redpod Stonecrop, Red Orpine
Photo taken on: July 25, 2004
Location: Lily Lake, GV, CO
Life Zones: Montane to alpine
Habitat: Wet soil

Grows from 8" to 24" with succulent leaves on an upright stem.  Flowers range from pale to dark pink and grow in a round to elongated column at the top of the stem compared to King's Crown which has a flattened cluster of dark red flowers.

Flora of North America reference.

Pink Round Clusters