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|Family: Montiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lewisia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lewisia ×whiteae Purdy
Leaf: many, dense-rosetted, 2--10 cm, narrowly oblanceolate, flat or abaxially grooved, fleshy, entire, tapered to base, tip blunt. Inflorescence: stems several, 12--30 cm, each with open, many-flowered panicle; flowers exserted from leaves; bracts among flowers, few below, gland-toothed; pedicel 5--13 mm. Flower: sepals 2, +- 1/4 × corolla, +- round, gland-toothed; petals 4--11, 5--13 mm, ovate, rose, pink, or white with magenta veins, tip notched; stamens 5--6; stigmas 2--3. Fruit: 3--6 mm. Seed: 1--7, 1.5--2 mm. Chromosomes: n=15.
Ecology: Granite, sandstone, serpentine slopes, cliffs, conifer forest; Elevation: 2100--2300 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR; Distribution Outside California: southwestern Oregon. Flowering Time: May--Aug Note: Hybrid of Lewisia cotyledon, Lewisia leeana.
eFlora Treatment Author: John M. Miller & Lauramay T. Dempster
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Lewisia triphylla
Next taxon: Montia
Citation for this treatment: John M. Miller & Lauramay T. Dempster 2017. Lewisia ×whiteae, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91941, accessed on February 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 20, 2017.