Taxon  Report   4783    
Lewisia triphylla  (S. Watson) B. L. Rob.
Three leafed lewisia,  Three leaved lewisia, Threeleaf lewisia
Lewisia triphylla
© 2016 John Doyen
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lewisia triphylla
© 2010 Vernon Smith
Lewisia triphylla
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Lewisia triphylla, 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 triphylla
© 2010 Keir Morse
Genus: Lewisia
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Serpentine affinity: 1.7; (weak indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Claytonia triphylla
PLANTS: Erocallis triphylla
More information about  Lewisia triphylla
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

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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).