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.