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Purple Ivesia (Ivesia purpurascens)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Rosaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 133622
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 10/13/2022

Where is Purple Ivesia (Ivesia purpurascens) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Purple Ivesia can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Purple Ivesia (Ivesia purpurascens)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 1 accessions of Horkeliella purpurascens in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 772 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Horkeliella purpurascens from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

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Taxon Ivesia purpurascens
Authority (S. Wats.) Keck
Family Rosaceae
CPC Number 11701
ITIS 25230
Duration Perennial
Common Names Purple Ivesia
Associated Scientific Names Ivesia purpurascens | Horkeliella purpurascens
State Rank
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California SNR
Ecological Relationships


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