Calflora
Taxon  Report   10020    
Iva axillaris  Pursh
Povertyweed
Iva axillaris, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
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Bloom Period
Family: Asteraceae  
Genus: Iva

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, Alkali Sink, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTSIva axillaris ssp. robustior
JEF + PLANTSIva axillaris var. robustior
More information about  Iva axillaris
International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

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Consortium of California Herbaria 2


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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/21/2021).