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Ivesia kingii var. eremica

Scientific Name:Ivesia kingii var. eremica
Common name:Ash Meadows mousetails
Rank and Status   
Global Rank:G4T1 Native Status:Native
Subnational (State) Rank:S1 Endemic:Yes
US ESA Status:Listed threatened Sand Dunes:No
NNHP Tracking Status:At-Risk List Wetland:Yes
Other Agency Status Status Last Updated Status Comments
Bureau of Land Management - Nevada Sensitive BLM Nevada Sensitive Species List dated 2017-10-01
State of Nevada Protected Critically endangered
Nevada Native Plant Society Threatened
Distribution (NV Counties)

Status: Confident or certain

Summary Occurrence Data
Occurrence Count:9
Total Observed Area (hectares):3
Maximum Known Elevation (m):Not available
Minimum Known Elevation (m):655
Ivesia kingii var. eremica data at NatureServe
Ivesia kingii var. eremica photos and data at Encyclopedia of Life
Character Abstract
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Habitat Comments:Open, moist to saturated, whitish, heavy to chalky alkaline clay soils in meadows on flats, drainages, and bluffs near springs and seeps, in saltgrass meadow, shadscale, and ash-mesquite vegetation with Atriplex confertifolia, Distichlis spicata, Juncus balticus, Prosopis, Cirsium mohavense, Centaurium namophilum, Fraxinus velutina, Anemopsis californica, Iva acerosa, etc.
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Inventory Comments:Surveys have been extensive but a few undocumented occurrences likely remain.
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Version Date:02/02/1999 - 12:00am
Illustration from Mozingo and Williams, 1980.
Photographer: Peggy Duke
Photo Date: 1980