Calflora
Taxon  Report   4776    
Lewisia oppositifolia  (S. Watson) B. L. Rob.
Opposite leaved lewisia,  Oppositeleaf lewisia
Lewisia oppositifolia
© 2008 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lewisia oppositifolia
© 2003 Norman Jensen
Lewisia oppositifolia
© 2015 John Doyen
Lewisia oppositifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Oregon.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Lewisia oppositifolia
© 2008 Keir Morse
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 5.3; (broad endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Calandrinia oppositifolia
More information about  Lewisia oppositifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LEOP)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 15, 2018).

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