Iva imbricata Walter. Phen: Late Aug-Nov. Hab: Dunes, upper beach, island-end flats. Dist: Se. VA south to s. FL, west to LA and coastal TX; Bahamas; Cuba.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Other Comments: This plant is often the most oceanward perennial plant, often the first perennial to colonize the upper beach or incipient dunes on island-end flats, where it occurs with such upper beach annuals as Euphorbia polygonifolia, Euphorbia bombensis, Cakile edentula, and Amaranthus pumilus.
Synonymy: = Bah, C, F, Fl7, FNA21, G, K3, K4, RAB, S, SE1, Tx, Va, WH3, Jackson (1960)