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Lewisia  Pursh
Taxonomic Serial No.: 20473

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): bitterroot [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                               GenusLewisia Pursh – bitterroot  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Lewisia brachycalyx Engelm. ex A. Gray – short-sepal bitter-root, shortsepal bitterroot, shortsepal lewisia 
                                  Species Lewisia cantelovii J.T. Howell – Cantelow's lewisia 
                                  Species Lewisia columbiana (Howell ex A. Gray) B.L. Rob. – Columbian lewisia 
                                  Species Lewisia congdonii (Rydb.) S. Clay – Congdon's lewisia 
                                  Species Lewisia cotyledon (S. Watson) B.L. Rob. – Siskiyou lewisia 
                                  Species Lewisia disepala Rydb. – Yosemite bitterroot, Yosemite lewisia 
                                  Species Lewisia kelloggii K. Brandegee – Kellogg's lewisia 
                                  Species Lewisia leeana (Porter) B.L. Rob. – quill-leaf lewisia 
                                  Species Lewisia longipetala (Piper) S. Clay – Truckee lewisia, long-petaled lewisia 
                                  Species Lewisia maguirei A.H. Holmgren – Maguire's bitterroot, Maguire's lewisia 
                                  Species Lewisia nevadensis (A. Gray) B.L. Rob. – Nevada bitter-root, Nevada bitterroot, Nevada lewisia 
                                  Species Lewisia oppositifolia (S. Watson) B.L. Rob. – oppositeleaf lewisia 
                                  Species Lewisia pygmaea (A. Gray) B.L. Rob. – alpine bitterroot, pigmy bitterroot, alpine lewisia 
                                  Species Lewisia rediviva Pursh – bitterroot, Oregon bitter-root, bitter root 
                                  Species Lewisia sacajaweana B.L. Wilson & Rey-Vizg.  
                                  Species Lewisia serrata Heckard & Stebbins – sawtooth lewisia, saw-toothed lewisia 
                                  Species Lewisia stebbinsii Gankin & W.R. Hildreth – Stebbins lewisia, Stebbins' lewisia 
                                  Species Lewisia triphylla (S. Watson) B.L. Rob. – threeleaf bitterroot, threeleaf lewisia 
                                  Species Lewisia X whiteae Purdy  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Lewisia   
  Source: Portulacaceae s.l. of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Lewisia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Lewisia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
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