Lewisia pygmaea (Gray) Robins.
FamilyPortulacaceae — APG family: Montiaceae
SynonymsTalinum pygmaeum Gray.
DescriptionPlant with fleshy taproot; leaves linear to oblanceolate, few to several, with under- ground petioles; bracts hyaline, lanceolate, connate at base; flowers mostly single; sepals glandular-dentate, strongly veined; petals white to pink; capsule ovoid, cir- cumscissile near base.
EcologyRocky soil in high mountains to at least 2,000 meters.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.