[The Genus Lewisia East of the Cascade Mts. of Oregon and Washington]

Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia

Lewisia nevadensis

Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis

Close-up of a flower of Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis)

A close-up of the flower of Nevada lewisia from Buck Point along the Hells Canyon Rim Road........June 28, 2008.

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Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis) - Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis)

Nevada lewisia as seen (left) from Buck Point along the Hells Canyon Rim Road.........June 28, 2008. The photo at right shows Nevada lewisia blooming in a vernally moist area along the Roads End Trail, Strawberry Mountain Wilderness...........August 3, 2011. Note the smooth surface of the sepals and smooth margins, both characteristics of this species.

Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis) - Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis) - Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis)

Flower of Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis) - Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis) - Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis)

Nevada lewisia blooming in a vernally moist swales along the Round Mountain South Trail #805, Ochoco National Forest.........May 28, 2016.

Close-up of a flower of Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis) - Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis) - Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis)

Additional photos of Nevada Lewisia as seen on Baldy Mountain, Strawberry Mountain Wilderness.........July 1, 2010. The large, pink-flowered forms were a nice find!

Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis) - Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis)

Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis) - Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis)

Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis) - Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis)

Nevada lewisia blooming on lithosol soils at the junction of Roads 35 and 3517 on Table Mountain, Wenatchee National Forest..........June 4, 2013.

Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis)

Nevada lewisia as seen on vernally moist lithosol soils along the Lookout Mountain Trail #804 atop Lookout Mountain (just below the ski shelter), Ochoco National Forest.........June 25, 2017.

Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis) - Nevada Bitter-root, Nevada Lewisia: Lewisia nevadensis (Synonyms: Calandrinia nevadensis, Claytonia grayana, Lewisia bernardina, Lewisia minima, Lewisia pygmaea var. nevadensis, Oreobroma nevadensis)

Nevada lewisia blooming in vernally moist swales along the Deadman Canyon Trail #1869 about half a mile north of the trailhead at the Fish Lake Campground, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.......July 18, 2019.

Paul Slichter