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Alkali Ivesia
(Ivesia kingii ssp. kingii )
Rosaceae

Alkali Ivesia; Photo Copyright 2002 Gary A. Monroe Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Photo Copyright 2002 Gary A. Monroe Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge

Description:

 

Distribution:

Habitat: Moist, alkaline clay. Elevation 3840 - 6816 feet.

Flowering Period: Blooms June - August.

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

 

Perennial herb with a radiating cluster of leaves (rosette), and stems 6-16 inches (15-40cm) long. Basal leaves are 2 3/4 - 6 inches (7-15cm) long, with 30-50 leaflets per side, 1/8 - 1/4 inches (2-6mm) long, each containing 4 or less lobes. Non-basal leaves, (leaves on a stem) number 4-13. Inflorescence are cymes with head-like clusters. Heads contain 5 or less flowers. Flowers are 3/8 inches (10mm) wide, with white, obovate petals, 1/8 - 1/4 inches (3-5mm) long. Fruit are smooth, light brown achenes, 1/8 inch (2-2.5mm) long.

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Field Office: Bishop

 
Last updated: 08-05-2010