Taxon  Report   4402    
Ivesia gordonii  (Hook.) Torr. & A. Gray
Alpine ivesia,  Gordon's ivesia
Ivesia gordonii
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Ivesia gordonii
© 2012 Steven Perry
Ivesia gordonii
© 2014 Steve Matson
Ivesia gordonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Ivesia gordonii
© 2012 Steven Perry
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Ivesia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields

Serpentine affinity: 1.6; (weak indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Horkelia gordonii
PLANTS: Potentilla gordonii
More information about  Ivesia gordonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).