Rose-Wort, theYeLLow, or Rose-root, Rhodiola communis v. rosea, L. an indigenous plant, which grows on rocks, and in mountainous situations : it flowers in the months of June and July.— The perennial root of this herb is white, juicy, and possesses the fragrance of roses in so remarkable a degree, as to perfume the atmosphere, especially in Lapland. Its rosy odour is preserved in a dry slate: hence it may be usefullv employed for distilled waters. The Greenlanders eat the fresh root among culinary vegetables ; but, when cultivated in a garden, its odoriferous properties are greatly diminished.—The plant is relished by goats and sheep, but rejected by cows and hogs.