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Lewisia rediviva


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  • Common name, Bitterroot

    "Meriwether Lewis first collected it in 1806 in Montana When his pressed, dried specimen was examined months later, it still showed signs of life and when planted, it promptly grew so it was called rediviva, meaning 'restored to life.'"

    from "Plants of Southern Interior British Columbia and the Inland Northwest" by Parish, Coupe, and Lloyd

    July 21, 2015