Taxon  Report   10066 
Lewisia rediviva  Pursh  var. rediviva 
Bitter root
Lewisia rediviva var. rediviva
© 2014 Neal Kramer
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Lewisia rediviva var. rediviva
© 2015 Doug Wirtz
Lewisia rediviva var. rediviva
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Lewisia rediviva var. rediviva, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lewisia rediviva var. rediviva
© 2015 John Doyen
Genus: Lewisia
Parent Record Lewisia rediviva
Yellow Pine Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Habitat: slopes
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.4 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Aug 20, 2018).

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