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Iva axillaris - Pursh.

Common Name Deathweed, Povertyweed
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Dry often alkaline places in plains, valleys and foothills, often on disturbed sites[257].
Range Western N. America - southern British Columbia to Manitoba, south to California.
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Weed Potential Yes
Medicinal Rating    (1 of 5)
Care (info)
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Iva axillaris Deathweed, Povertyweed


Joe F. Duft @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. 1992. Western wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. West Region, Sacramento.
Iva axillaris Deathweed, Povertyweed
NRCS National Wetland Team, Fort Worth, TX.

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Iva axillaris is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.2 m (0ft 8in). The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs).
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: mildly acid, neutral and basic (mildly alkaline) soils and can grow in very alkaline soils.
It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

Plant Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

None known

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Medicinal Uses

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Stomachic, antispasmodic[61].

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Other Uses

None known

Special Uses

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Cultivation details

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Plant Propagation

Seed -

Other Names

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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