Iva angustifolia

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Iva angustifolia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Iva
Species: I. angustifolia
Binomial name
Iva angustifolia
Nutt. ex DC. 1836
Synonyms[1]
  • Iva texensis R.C.Jacks.

Iva angustifolia is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family known by the common name narrowleaf marsh elder.[2] It grows in the south-central and southeastern United States (Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana, Florida).[2][3]

Iva angustifolia is a wind-pollinated annual herb sometimes as much as 100 cm (40 inches) tall. It has long, narrow leaves up to 45 mm (1.8 inches) tall. It produces numerous small flower heads in elongated arrays at the tips of branches, each head with 2-7 flowers.[3]

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