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Tweedy’s Lewisia (Lewisia tweedyi)

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Chiwaukum Creek Trail, Wenatchee NF, WA, 5/2017.

The largest member of the Lewisia family grows at low and mid-elevations almost exclusively in the Wenatchee Mountains in central Washington. ¬†Frank Tweedy, a botanist with the US Geological Survey stumbled upon this beauty while working with the Northern Pacific Railway in 1882. ¬† (more…)

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