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(Plants) any of various perennial herbs of the genus Lewisia of the family Portulacaceae, which are native to western North America and which have pink or white flowers
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|Noun||1.||Lewisia - genus of western North American low-growing herbs having linear woolly leaves and large pink flowers|
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
family Portulacaceae, Portulacaceae, purslane family - family of usually succulent herbs; cosmopolitan in distribution especially in Americas
Lewisia cotyledon, siskiyou lewisia - evergreen perennial having a dense basal rosette of long spatula-shaped leaves and panicles of pink or white-and-red-striped or pink-purple flowers; found on cliffs and in rock crevices in mountains of southwestern Oregon and northern California
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