Taxon  Report   4763    
Lewisia cantelovii  J. T. Howell
Cantelow's lewisia
Lewisia cantelovii
© 2005 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lewisia cantelovii
© 2017 David popp
Lewisia cantelovii
© 2018 David popp
Lewisia cantelovii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Lewisia cantelovii
© 2014 Rick Kuyper
Genus: Lewisia
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 1; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Habitat: riparian, seeps

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Lewisia cantelovii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).