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Lewisia  pygmaea (A.Gray) B.L.Rob.  sect. Pygmaea 
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FamilyMONTIACEAE
Genus species var.Lewisia  pygmaea (A.Gray) B.L.Rob.  sect. Pygmaea
SynonymsTalinum pygmaeum A.Gray (basionym)
 Lewisia minima (A.Nelson) A.Nelson
 Lewisia sierrae Ferris
Territory
scree
Altitude2300-4200m
Description leaves linear, flattened, 3-9cm, entire, flowers 1-7 in racemose cyme, sepals ovate, glandular dentate, truncate, petals 5-9, 4-10mm long
Size1-5cm
Colorwhite, pink, magenta
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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