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Lewisia  kelloggii K.Brandegee  sect. Pygmaea 
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FamilyMONTIACEAE
Genus species var.Lewisia  kelloggii K.Brandegee  sect. Pygmaea
SynonymsLewisia yosemitana Jeps.
 Oreobroma kelloggii (K.Brandegee) Rydb.
 Oreobroma yosemitanum (Jeps.) Rydb.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.CaliforniaIdaho
snow patches
Altitude1300-2400m
Description taproot, leaves sessile, spathulate to orbiculate, entire, flat, obtuse, flowers single, pedicellate, bracts 2, ovate to oblong, dentate, closely below flowers
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca-
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivation
alpine house, dry rest in summer, watering from November
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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