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Webber's Ivesia
Ivesia webberi
  
About Webber's Ivesia (Ivesia webberi) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Ivesia webberi is a species of flowering plant in the rose family known by the common names wire mousetail and Webber's ivesia. It is native to the United States, where it occurs in the northernmost part of the Sierra Nevada and the adjacent Modoc Plateau in California, its range extending just into Nevada. This is a small perennial herb forming a clump on the ground in the clay soil of the local sage scrub. Each leaf is up to 7 centimeters long and is made up of several hairy, lance-shaped green leaflets each 3 to 10 millimeters long. The red to reddish-green stems are generally not erect and are up to 15 centimeters long on the ground or drooping over it. A stem bears an inflorescence made up of a single cluster of several flowers. Each flower is about a centimeter wide with five triangular to lance-shaped greenish sepals and five bright yellow petals. In the center of the flower are five stamens and usually five pistils.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Size
Size
1.9 - 5.9 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Yellow, Green

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 12.8" - 21.1", Summer Precipitation: 0.82" - 1.32", Coldest Month: 31.8" - 35.0", Hottest Month: 61.0" - 64.6", Humidity: 1.47" - 19.54", Elevation: 1756" - 5799"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Wire Mousetail


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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