Lewisia pygmeae

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Scientific Name Lewisia pygmaea USDA PLANTS Symbol
LEPY2
Common Name Pygmy Bitterroot ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
20486
Family Montiaceae (Miner's Lettuce) formerly Portulacaceae SEINet
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Description Montane to alpine life zones; short perennial 2 inches tall; slender, fleshy basal leaves 2-1/2 inches long; pink-to-magenta flowers, 3/4-inch across. Descr. excerpt from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel. Colorado Status
Native

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