Taxon  Report   4777 
Lewisia pygmaea  (A. Gray) Robinson
alpine lewisia, pigmy bitter root
Lewisia pygmaea, 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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© 1990 Arthur H. Bazell, M.D.

© 1991 Gary A. Monroe
 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period

© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: MONTIACEAE   (CNPS + PLANTS: PORTULACACEAE)
Genus: Lewisia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Lewisia minima
PLANTS: Lewisia pygmaea var. aridorum
PLANTS: Lewisia sierrae
PLANTS: Oreobroma pygmaeum
PLANTS: Talinum pygmaeum
 Information about  Lewisia pygmaea  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (LEPY2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2014).

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