Calflora
Taxon  Report   6866    
Potentilla recta  L.
Sulphur cinquefoil
Potentilla recta
© 2009 Robert Carr
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Potentilla recta
© 2018 Scot Loring
Potentilla recta
© 2009 Robert Carr
Potentilla recta, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Potentilla recta
© 2009 Robert Carr
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Potentilla
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Potentilla recta var. obscura
PLANTS: Potentilla recta var. pilosa
PLANTS: Potentilla recta var. sulphurea
More information about  Potentilla recta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (PORE5)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 13, 2018).

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