Iva (plant)

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Marsh elders
Iva annua (USDA).jpg
Iva annua
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Heliantheae[1]
Genus: Iva
L. 1753 not Fabr. 1759 (Lamiaceae)
Type species
Iva annua L.[2][3]

Iva is a genus of wind-pollinated plants in the daisy family, described as a genus by Linnaeus in 1753.[3][4] Plants of this genus are known generally as marsh elders.[5] The genus is native to North America.[6]

Accepted species[7][8]
  1. Iva angustifolia - southeastern + south-central United States (Texas Oklahoma Louisiana Arkansas Kansas Florida)
  2. Iva annua - United States, primarily south-central region; Tamaulipas
  3. Iva asperifolia - south-central United States (Texas Oklahoma Louisiana Arkansas Kansas Indiana), Veracruz
  4. Iva axillaris - western United States + Canada
  5. Iva cheiranthifolia - Cuba
  6. Iva ciliata - south-central United States
  7. Iva corbinii B.L. Turner - Texas[9]
  8. Iva dealbata - United States (Texas New Mexico), Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí)[10]
  9. Iva frutescens - coastal areas from Texas to Nova Scotia
  10. Iva hayesiana - California, Baja California
  11. Iva imbricata - coastal areas from Texas to Virginia; Bahamas[11]
  12. Iva microcephala - southeastern United States (Alabama Florida Georgia North Carolina South Carolina)
  13. Iva xanthiifolia (synonym Cyclachaena xanthiifolia) - widespread in United States + Canada, introduced elsewhere


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