Taxon  Report   4762    
Lewisia brachycalyx  A. Gray
Short sepaled lewisia,  Shortsepal lewisia
Lewisia brachycalyx
© 2006 Steven Thorsted
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Lewisia brachycalyx
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Lewisia brachycalyx
© 2005 Dee E. Warenycia
Lewisia brachycalyx, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Lewisia brachycalyx
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Genus: Lewisia
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Lewisia brachycalyx
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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).