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Bitterroot

Lewisia rediviva

Description:

Low-growing plant with small, fleshy leaves. Rosette of many white-to-pink petals. Flower two inches across.

Habitat:

Dry shrub-steppe, east of Cascades, to Rocky Mountains.

Notes:

First collected by Lewis and Clark Expedition. Genus named for Meriwether Lewis. John Day Fossil Beds National Monument; Painted Hills Unit; central Oregon.

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Tom33
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Tom33

Oregon, USA

Spotted on May 25, 2019
Submitted on Jun 29, 2020

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