Taxon  Report   10020    
Iva axillaris  Pursh
Iva axillaris
© 2008 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Iva axillaris
© 2011 Aaron Schusteff
Iva axillaris
© 2014 John Doyen
Iva axillaris, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Iva axillaris
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Genus: Iva
Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, Alkali Sink, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Iva axillaris var. robustior
ICPN + PLANTS: Iva axillaris ssp. robustior
More information about  Iva axillaris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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:   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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