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Lewisia  congdonii (Rydb.) S.Clay  sect. Cotyledon 
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FamilyMONTIACEAE
Genus species var.Lewisia  congdonii (Rydb.) S.Clay  sect. Cotyledon
SynonymsOreobroma congdonii Rydb. (basionym)
 Lewisia columbiana ssp. congdonii (Rydb.) Ferris
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.California
rocky slopes
Altitude500-2100m
Description leaves numerous, basal, oblanceolate, acute, flat, entire, 5-10cm, petiolate, leaves upwards gradually reduced into dentate bracts, flowers 15mm across in panicle
Size20-40cm
Colorpink
Bloomlate spring
Ca-
Typerosette, stem ascending
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
rosettes as cuttings in early summer; leaf cuttings in summe
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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