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Family: PORTULACACEAE 

 Lewisia brachycalyx
 


Photo from The Alpine Garden

  
Author:  George Engelmann 1868
Family:  Portulacaceae
Habitat:  California, Arizona, Utah, NW Mexico
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium-Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  2 centimetres
Height:  15 centimetres
Flower:  White-Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Short-sepal Bitter-root
Synonyms:  Oreobroma brachycalyx, Howell 1893
This member of the Portulacaceae family was described by George Engelmann in 1868. It is found in California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and north-western Mexico. It grows in a well drained soil with some to a lot of water and some sun. It grow up to fifteen centimetres, the flat caudex to two centimetres, the flowers are white-pink.