Taxon  Report   4388    
Iva axillaris  Pursh  ssp. robustior  (Hook.) Bassett  
(no longer an active name)
Poverty weed
Iva axillaris ssp. robustior, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Iva
Parent: Iva axillaris
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 in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS accepted name:
Iva axillaris

NOTE: Iva axillaris ssp. robustior is no longer an active name.
More information about  Iva axillaris ssp. robustior
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jun 19, 2019).