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Sierra Valley Ivesia
(Ivesia aperta var. aperta )
Rosaceae

Sierra Valley mousetail; Photo Copyright 2002 Gary A. Monroe Plumas Co
Photo Copyright 2002 Gary A. Monroe Plumas Co

Description: Perennial herb with a resinous odor, and stems greater than 8 inches (20cm) long. Basal leaves are 4-8 inches (1-2dm) long, with 20-35 leaflets per side. Inflorescence are cymes with clusters of 10 or more flowers. Petals are yellow, oblanceolate, and 1/8 inch (2-3mm) long. Fruit are smooth, brown achenes, 1/8 inch (2-3mm) long.

Distribution:

Habitat: Dry, rocky meadows, generally volcanic soils.

Flowering Period: Blooms June - September.

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Status: BLM Sensitive, California Native Plant Society List 1B

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Field Office: Eagle Lake

 
Last updated: 08-05-2010