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 Native Plant Database

Iva annua


Annual marshelder, Marsh-elder, Sumpweed


Asteraceae (Aster Family)



Iva annua (Annual marshelder)
Lynn, Janice



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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CO , FL , GA , IL , IN , IA , KS , KY , LA , ME , MA , MI , MS , MO , NE , NM , NC , ND , OH , OK , PA , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , WV , WI

Benefit

Use Food: Cultivated for its seed by indigenous peoples of eastern North America before the arrival of maize.
Attracts: Birds

Last Update: 2014-11-12