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|Family: Montiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lewisia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lewisia disepala Rydb.
Leaf: many, rosetted, 0.5--2 cm, linear or club-shaped, fleshy, entire, tapered to base, tip blunt. Inflorescence: stems few, < 1 cm, 1-flowered, disjointing near middle, leaving proximal ring of 2--4 scarious, ovate, bracts; flowers exserted from leaves; pedicel 1--2 mm. Flower: sepals 2, 0.7 × corolla, petal-like, scarious, +- round, entire to +- jagged; petals 5--9, 10--18 mm, obovate, pale rose-pink, tip round; stamens 1--15; stigmas 2--4. Fruit: < 10 mm. Seed: 11--15, 2.8--4 mm.
Ecology: Sand, granite of exposed mountain summits, knobs, subalpine conifer forest, alpine fell-fields; Elevation: 1340--3500 m. Bioregional Distribution: c&s SNH. Flowering Time: Feb--Jun
Synonyms: Lewisia rediviva Pursh var. yosemitana K. Brandegee
eFlora Treatment Author: John M. Miller & Lauramay T. Dempster
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Lewisia cotyledon var. howellii
Next taxon: Lewisia glandulosa
Citation for this treatment: John M. Miller & Lauramay T. Dempster 2016. Lewisia disepala, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=30830, accessed on October 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 26, 2016.