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Silver-haired Ivesia (Ivesia argyrocoma)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Rosaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 153764
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Silver-haired Ivesia (Ivesia argyrocoma) located in the wild?


associated with pebble plains but not restricted to it this taxon does exhibit tolerance of disturbance



States & Provinces:

Silver-haired Ivesia can be found in California

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Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 2 accessions of Ivesia argyrocoma var. argyrocoma in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 409 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 2 seed accessions of Ivesia argyrocoma var. argyrocoma from 2 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 4 maternal plants

  • 01/01/2010

this species is known from 11 locations (no population numbers have been assigned)

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Taxon Ivesia argyrocoma
Authority (Rydb.) Rydb.
Family Rosaceae
CPC Number 2351
ITIS 25217
Duration Perennial
Common Names fuzzy rat tails | Silver-haired Ivesia | silverhair mousetail | silver-haired ivesia
Associated Scientific Names Ivesia argyrocoma | Potentilla argyrocoma | Horkelia argyrocoma
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
California SNR
Ecological Relationships


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