Tweedy's Bitterroot (Cistanthe tweedyi)

Botanical names:
Cistanthe tweedyi Accepted
Lewisia tweedyi Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Vegetable
Edible Parts: Roots
Eating Methods: Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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