Taxon  Report   4775 
Lewisia nevadensis  (A. Gray) Robinson
Nevada Lewisia,  Nevada bitter root, Sierra Lewisia

Lewisia nevadensis
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Lewisia nevadensis
© 2002 George W. Hartwell
Lewisia nevadensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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 Plant Characteristics
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Lewisia nevadensis
© 2008 Steve Matson
Genus: Lewisia
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.7 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis
PLANTS: Oreobroma nevadense
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 13, 2015).

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