The Golden root (Sedum rosea) belongs to the Crassulaceae (the Orpine family). It is a perennial herb that is native northward from Chubu district of Honshu to Hokkaido, as well as the cold regions of the world. This herb grows in alpine regions or coastal rocky sites, and it can reach 10-30 cm in height. The leaves are alternate, ovate, and covered with white blooms. It is dioecious. The male plant blows densely pale yellow, small flowers atop of stems from June to August. The female plant blows green non-petaled flowers, and the ovaries turn red after fertilization. After flowering, it produces follicles.