Bitterroot

Scientific Name:

Lewisia rediviva var. rediviva

Family:

Portulacaceae (Purslane Family)

Blooms:

Apr - Jun

Color:

White

Perennial herb

Native

The scientific name originates from Meriweather Lewis of the Lewis and Clark expedition of 1804. Lewisia is also the state flower of Montana. Found at higher elevations on the mountain, especially in rocky scree.

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Ruth Ann Kishi

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