Taxon  Report   11544 
Comarum palustre  L.
Marsh cinquefoil
Comarum palustre
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
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Comarum palustre
© 2006 Steve Matson
Comarum palustre
© 2006 Steve Matson
Comarum palustre, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Comarum palustre
© Corsi 2009 California Academy of Sciences
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Comarum
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Potentilla palustris var. parvifolia
PLANTS: Potentilla palustris var. villosa
TJM2 + PLANTS: Potentilla palustris
More information about  Comarum palustre
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (COPA28)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 04, 2016).

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