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Lewisia  columbiana var. rupicola (English) C.L.Hitchc.  sect. Cotyledon 
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FamilyMONTIACEAE
Genus species var.Lewisia  columbiana var. rupicola (English) C.L.Hitchc.  sect. Cotyledon
SynonymsLewisia rupicola English (basionym)
 Lewisia columbiana ssp. rupicola (English) R.S.Ferris
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.British ColumbiaOregonWashington
rocky slopes
Altitude800-1700m
Description basal leaves linear, 2-3cm long, stem leaves usually absent, lower bracts in inflorescence glandular-dentate, petals 12-13mm long
Size5-25cm
Colorpale rose, purple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typerosette, stem ascending
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
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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