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Lewisia columbiana var. columbiana

Lewisia columbiana (Howell ex A. Gray) B.L. Rob. var. columbiana

Columbian Lewisia

Portulacaceae (Purslane family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Pale pink to pink-magenta.


USA: CA , ID , OR , WA
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Rocky slopes and crevices.

Web Reference

Webref 14 - Flora Northwest: Wildflowers to be Seen in Oregon & Washington (2013) Biology Dept - Gresham High School
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lewisia columbiana var. columbiana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lewisia columbiana var. columbiana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lewisia columbiana var. columbiana


Record Modified: 2020-11-12
Research By: CBR

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