Taxon  Report   4392    
Ivesia aperta  (J. T. Howell) Munz  var. aperta 
Sierra valley ivesia,  Sierra valley mousetail
Ivesia aperta var. aperta
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
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Ivesia aperta var. aperta, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Nevada.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Ivesia aperta var. aperta
© 2008 Steve Matson
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Ivesia
Parent: Ivesia aperta
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Potentilla aperta
More information about  Ivesia aperta var. aperta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).

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