Taxon  Report   4774    
Lewisia longipetala  (Piper) S. Clay
Long petaled lewisia,  Truckee lewisia
Lewisia longipetala
© 2005 Steve Tyron
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Lewisia longipetala
© 2017 Adam Chasey
Lewisia longipetala
© 2009 Steven Perry
Lewisia longipetala, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Lewisia pygmaea ssp. longipetala
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Lewisia longipetala
© 2017 Adam Chasey
Genus: Lewisia
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Oreobroma longipetalum
CNPS + PLANTS: Lewisia pygmaea ssp. longipetala
More information about  Lewisia longipetala
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 16, 2019).