Lewisia nevadensis

Nevada Lewisia

Sprawling central rosette of basal leaves 1–5 in. across. Plant without glands. Leaves few, long, strap-like, with rounded tip. Stems each with 1 white or faintly pink flower. Grows in vernal-wet gravel flats, meadows, open spaces between trees, at mid- to high elevations. Hybridizes with L. pygmaea where the two come together.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 1--4 inches
  • Habitat: Vernal Wet, Meadow, West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest, Subalpine
  • Found In: Siskiyous, Steens, Wallowas
  • Native: Yes