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Lewisia  longipetala (Piper) S.Clay  sect. Pygmaea 
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FamilyMONTIACEAE
Genus species var.Lewisia  longipetala (Piper) S.Clay  sect. Pygmaea
SynonymsOreobroma longipetalum Piper (basionym)
 Calandrinia longipetala (Piper) Pax & K.Hoffm.
 Lewisia pygmaea ssp. longipetala (Piper) Ferris
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.California
rocks and scree
Altitude1000-2600m
Description taproot, leaves narrowly linear, flat or adaxially canaliculate, 3-6cm, entire, acute, bracts 2, opposite, lanceolate, dentate, flowers solitary, 2-4cm across
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite, pale pink
Bloomsummer
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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