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Maguire's Bitteroot (Lewisia maguirei)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Portulacaceae
  • State: NV
  • Nature Serve ID: 139297
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 02/27/2023

Where is Maguire's Bitteroot (Lewisia maguirei) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Maguire's Bitteroot can be found in Nevada

Which CPC Partners conserve Maguire's Bitteroot (Lewisia maguirei)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

Katie Heineman
  • 02/28/2023
  • Seed Collection Orthodox Seed Banking

California Botanic Garden made a conservation seed collection on BLM land in Nevada.

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Taxon Lewisia maguirei
Authority N. Holmgren
Family Portulacaceae
CPC Number 2529
ITIS 20484
Duration Perennial
Common Names Maguire's Bitteroot
Associated Scientific Names Lewisia maguirei
State Rank
State State Rank
Nevada S1
Ecological Relationships


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