Calflora
Taxon  Report   4417    
Ivesia saxosa  (Greene) Ertter
Rock five finger,  Rock ivesia, Rock mousetail
Ivesia saxosa
© 2009 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ivesia saxosa
© 2001 Larry Blakely
Ivesia saxosa
© 2015 Keir Morse
Ivesia saxosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Ivesia saxosa
© 2008 Michael Charters
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Ivesia
Communities: Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Potentilla saxosa ssp. sierrae
PLANTS: Potentilla saxosa
ICPN: Potentilla acuminata
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More information about  Ivesia saxosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (IVSA3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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