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|Family: Montiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lewisia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lewisia oppositifolia (S. Watson) B.L. Rob.
Leaf: few to many, reduced on lower part of stem or not, 4--11 cm, linear-oblanceolate, entire, tapered to slender base, tip blunt. Inflorescence: stems 1--3, 6--20 cm, each with 2--5-flowered, +- umbel-like cluster; flowers rarely included in leaves; bracts among flowers and below, lanceolate, +- toothed, glands 0; pedicel 20--75 mm. Flower: sepals 2, +- 1/3 × corolla, round or truncate, jagged-dentate, glands 0; petals 8--11, 12--17 mm, ovate, pink fading to white, tips blunt or +- jagged; stamens 8--21; stigmas 3--5. Fruit: 5--6 mm. Seed: 5--15, 1--1.8 mm.
Ecology: Moist sites, conifer forest; Elevation: 300--1300 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR; Distribution Outside California: southwestern Oregon. Flowering Time: Mar--May
Synonyms: Calandrinia oppositifolia S. Watson; Oreobroma oppositifolium (S. Watson) Howell
eFlora Treatment Author: John M. Miller & Lauramay T. Dempster
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Lewisia nevadensis
Next taxon: Lewisia pygmaea
Citation for this treatment: John M. Miller & Lauramay T. Dempster 2017. Lewisia oppositifolia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=30837, accessed on April 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 24, 2017.