Taxon  Report   4774 
Lewisia longipetala  (Piper) Clay
Long petaled lewisia,  Truckee lewisia
Lewisia longipetala
© 2009 Steven Perry
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Lewisia longipetala
© 2009 Steven Perry
Lewisia longipetala, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Lewisia longipetala
© 2005 Steve Tyron
Family: MONTIACEAE   (PLANTS: PORTULACACEAE)
Genus: Lewisia
Communities:
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Oreobroma longipetalum
CNPS + PLANTS: Lewisia pygmaea ssp. longipetala
More information about  Lewisia longipetala
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 13, 2016).

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