Taxon  Report   4778 
Lewisia rediviva  Pursh
bitter root
Lewisia rediviva, 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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Lewisia rediviva
© 2006 David McClurg
Lewisia rediviva
© 2007 Doreen L. Smith
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.4 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
Family: MONTIACEAE   (CNPS + PLANTS: PORTULACACEAE)
Genus: Lewisia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Lewisia rediviva var. minor
Lewisia rediviva var. rediviva
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Lewisia rediviva  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (LERE7)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

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

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 20, 2014).

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