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Cliff Maids

This is the group where you post your beautiful and colorful wallpapers of Cliff Maids flowers. Cliff Maids flowers are the only ones accepted into this group. There are many other lovely groups for other flowers. All are welcome. Photos or paintings and digital art are accepted.

Lewisia cotyledon is a species of flowering plant in the purslane family known by the common names Siskiyou lewisia and cliff maids. It is native to southern Oregon and northern California, where it grows in rocky subalpine mountain habitat. It is a perennial herb growing from a thick taproot and caudex unit. It produces a basal rosette of many thick, fleshy oval- or spoon-shaped leaves up to 9 centimeters long. The flower cluster arises on one or more stems 10 to 30 centimeters tall, each stem bearing an array of up to 50 flowers each. Near the flowers are small, pointed leafs tipped with resin glands. The flower has 7 to 13 petals, each about 1.5 centimeters long.

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Founded: August 5th, 2019

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Lewisia cotyledon is a species of flowering plant in the purslane family known by the common names Siskiyou lewisia, cliff maids, or Bitter Root. It is native to southern Oregon and northern California, where it grows in rocky subalpine mountain habitat. It is a perennial herb growing from a thick taproot and caudex unit. It produces a basal rosette of many thick, fleshy oval- or spoon-shaped leaves up to 9 centimeters long. The flower cluster arises on one or more stems 10 to 30 centimeters tall, each stem bearing an array of up to 50 flowers each. Near the flowers are small, pointed leafs tipped with resin glands. The flower has 7 to 13 petals, each about 1.5 centimeters long.

Plant Description Plant Type Perennial herb, Succulent
Max. Height 4 - 11.8 in (10.2 - 30 cm)
Max. Width 1 ft (0.3 m)
Form Spreading
Fragrance Slight
Growth Rate Fast
Dormancy Evergreen, Summer Semi-Deciduous
Leaves Narrow fleshy red green leaves forming a rosette
Flower Color Orange, Pink, Yellow, White
Flowering Season Spring Summer Fall Winter

Natural Setting Site Type Rocky, sandy fast draining slopes with Oak woodland, Pine/Fir forest, or subalpine forest
Sun Part Shade, Sun
Elevation 175' - 7013'
Annual Precip.  24.8" - 153.1"
Summer Precip.  0.93" - 5.57"
Coldest Month  33.4° F - 47.4° F
Hottest Month  51.2° F - 71.5° F
Humidity  0.29 vpd - 21.26 vpd
Soil Description Well drained
Soil PH 5 - 7
Drainage Fast
Cold Tolerance(° F) Tolerates cold to -20 - -15° F
Wildlife Attracted Birds, butterflies, other pollinators 

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