Taxon  Report   4775 
Lewisia nevadensis  (A. Gray) B. L. Rob.
Nevada bitter root,  Nevada lewisia, Sierra lewisia
Lewisia nevadensis
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
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Lewisia nevadensis
© 2016 Dan Shimmon
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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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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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis
PLANTS: Oreobroma nevadense
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 20, 2018).

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