Calflora
Taxon  Report   4777    
Lewisia pygmaea  (A. Gray) B. L. Rob.
Alpine lewisia,  Pigmy bitter root
Lewisia pygmaea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: MONTIACEAE  
Genus: Lewisia
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lewisia minima
PLANTS: Lewisia pygmaea var. aridorum
PLANTS: Lewisia sierrae
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More information about  Lewisia pygmaea
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LEPY2)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 16, 2019).