Taxon  Report   4766    
Lewisia cotyledon  (S. Watson) B. L. Rob.
Cliff maids,  Siskiyou lewisia
Lewisia cotyledon
© 2011 Aaron Schusteff
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lewisia cotyledon
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Lewisia cotyledon
© 1999 John Game
Lewisia cotyledon, 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 cotyledon
© 2006 Matt Below
Genus: Lewisia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Lewisia cotyledon
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).