Calflora
Taxon  Report   6834    
Potentilla drummondii  Lehm.
Drummond's cinquefoil
Potentilla drummondii
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Potentilla drummondii
© 2012 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Potentilla drummondii
© 2003 Michael Charters
Potentilla drummondii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Potentilla drummondii
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Potentilla
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Shadscale Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Potentilla drummondii ssp. drummondii
More information about  Potentilla drummondii
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PODR)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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 14, 2018).

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