Taxon  Report   4417    
Ivesia saxosa  (Greene) Ertter
Rock five finger,  Rock ivesia, Rock mousetail
Ivesia saxosa
© 2009 Steve Matson
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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
PLANTS: Potentilla saxosa ssp. sierrae
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
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Jepson eFlora

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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 23, 2019).