Ivesia

Genus Ivesia
Rose Family (Rosaceae)






Ivesia
(Ivesia gordonii)


Grows in dense clumps on dry rocky hillsides, from around 7000 ft. to above timberline.








The leaves grow from the base of the plant, and are narrow and fern-like. The flower stems are taller than the leaves (about 10 inches tall), and are almost leafless.







Albion Basin
Wasatch Mountains
Salt Lake County, Utah


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Photographed
by Sandra Bray