Calflora
Taxon  Report   11620    
Drymocallis rhomboidea  (Rydb.) Rydb.
Common cinquefoil
Drymocallis rhomboidea
© 2017 Gerald Carr
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Drymocallis rhomboidea
© 2017 Gerald Carr
Drymocallis rhomboidea
© 2017 Gerald Carr
Drymocallis rhomboidea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Drymocallis rhomboidea
© 2017 Gerald Carr
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

PLANTS accepted name:
Potentilla glandulosa ssp. globosa

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Potentilla glandulosa ssp. globosa
More information about  Drymocallis rhomboidea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

Drymocallis:  from the Greek drymos, "a forest, oakwood, coppice," and kallos, "beauty," hence a woodland beauty, from which comes the new Jepson common name of woodbeauty. (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

rhomboidea:  diamond-shaped (contributed by Cynthia Powell)


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2018).

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