Perennial, flowers rose-pink, 2" across, June, narrow, red-green leaves form basal rosette in early spring, leaves die back in June, British Colombia to San Bernardino Mtns. to Rocky Mtns., not alkali tolerant, needs good drainage, the peeled, boiled root may be eaten, protect from birds until established, excellent showy plant at higher elevations or in the East. It has a tendency to rot in the winters at lower elevations because of wet conditions.
|Hours:||Open Saturday only from 9am to 4pm|
|Address:||3232 Las Pilitas Rd. Santa Margarita, CA 93453|
|Hours:||Open Tuesday through Saturday from 9am to 4pm|
|Address:||8331 Nelson Way Escondido, CA 92026|
Lewisia rediviva Bitter Root's foliage type is deciduous.
Lewisia rediviva Bitter Root's flower color is pink.
Lewisia rediviva Bitter Root's fruit is edible.
Communities for Lewisia rediviva Bitter Root:Mixed-evergreen Forest, Sagebrush Scrub and Yellow Pine Forest.
|ph:||5.00 to 7.00|
|usda:||4 to 8|
|height[m]:||0.10 to 0.30|
|width[m]:||0.10 to 0.30|
|rainfall[cm]:||54.00 to 116.00|
Last edited on 2012-01-08 18:10:07.