Taxon  Report   11620 
Drymocallis rhomboidea  (Rydb.) Rydb.
Common cinquefoil
Drymocallis rhomboidea
© 2017 Gerald Carr
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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
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Drymocallis
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN
PLANTS accepted name: Potentilla glandulosa ssp. globosa
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ICPN: Potentilla glandulosa ssp. globosa
More information about  Drymocallis rhomboidea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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)

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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:   (Accessed: Aug 17, 2018).

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