Calflora
Taxon  Report   11590    
Dasiphora fruticosa  (L.) Rydb.
Shrubby cinquefoil
Dasiphora fruticosa
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Dasiphora fruticosa
© 2008 Sangeet Khalsa
Dasiphora fruticosa
© 2011 Sierra Pacific Industries
Dasiphora fruticosa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Dasiphora fruticosa
© 2004 Robert Sivinski
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Dasiphora
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

PLANTS accepted name:
Dasiphora fruticosa ssp. floribunda

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Pentaphylloides fruticosa
ICPN + PLANTS: Potentilla fruticosa
ICPN: Dasiphora fruticosa ssp. floribunda
More information about  Dasiphora fruticosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (DAFR6)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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