Wild Florida Photo - Iva imbricata

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Iva imbricata

SEACOAST MARSHELDER

BEACH ELDER

Florida native

 

A frequent succulent perennial of the dunes along most of Florida's coasts. The range extends along the coastal southeastern states from Texas to Virginia.
Typically growing up to 1 m (~3 ft.) tall and branching. Leaves are sessile, mostly alternate and scented. The small greenish-white flowers are solitary in the leaf axils. The mature fruit is a yellowish-brown achene.

 
Iva imbricata is a member of the Asteraceae - Aster family.

Other species of the Iva genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Iva microcephala - PIEDMONT MARSHELDER


Native Florida Plants

  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
 Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

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Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.


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