Sierra Valley Ivesia
(Ivesia aperta var. aperta )
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.
Habitat: Dry, rocky meadows, generally volcanic soils.
Flowering Period: Blooms June - September.
Status: BLM Sensitive, California Native Plant Society List 1B