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Lewisia rediviva  Pursh  var. rediviva 
Bitter root
Lewisia rediviva var. rediviva is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Parent: Lewisia rediviva
Genus: Lewisia
Family: Montiaceae  
(Portulacaceae)
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Ultramafic affinity: 1.4 - weak indicator / indifferent

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEFLewisia alba
More information about  Lewisia rediviva var. rediviva

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 09/25/2022).