Rosaceae
Ivesia gordonii

Gordon's Ivesia

Tufted perennial with blackened leaf bases. Stems ascending. Basal leaves bright green with glands, more than 20 pairs of overlapping lobes partly wrapped on stem; stem leaf single. Flower stems hold a 2–8 in. rounded cluster of 10–20 flowers at top. Flower petals small, yellow, oval, with 5 stamens and 2–4 pistils. Grows in dry rocky ridges, talus slopes, floodplains, at high elevations. In northern California, found on Mount Eddy.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 2--8 inches
  • Habitat: East-Side Forest, Subalpine, Alpine
  • Found In: Wallowas, Steens
  • Native: Yes