Lewisia rediviva


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Noun1.Lewisia rediviva - showy succulent ground-hugging plant of Rocky Mountains regions having deep to pale pink flowers and fleshy farinaceous rootsLewisia rediviva - showy succulent ground-hugging plant of Rocky Mountains regions having deep to pale pink flowers and fleshy farinaceous roots; the Montana state flower
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
genus Lewisia, Lewisia - genus of western North American low-growing herbs having linear woolly leaves and large pink flowers
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Bitterroot's Latin name, Lewisia rediviva, translates to Lewis revived.
For example, bitterroot (Lewisia rediviva) was noted as being "expensive stuff" by Nlaka'pamux elder Annie York, who said that a 1.5-m string of dried bitterroot would be worth about one salmon in the early part of the 20th century.
By July 1 the corps had made it over the still snowy Continental Divide, just in time for Lewis to record the Bitterroot Range's namesake, Lewisia rediviva, with its fleshy, low-slung leaves and ephemeral, light-pink flowers.