Taxon  Report   6828 
Potentilla anserina  L.  ssp. pacifica  (T.J. Howell) Rousi
Pacific potentilla,  Silverweed
Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica
© 2009 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
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Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica
© 2009 Keir Morse
Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica
© 2006 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Potentilla
Parent Record Potentilla anserina
Coastal Strand, Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Argentina egedii ssp. egedii
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ICPN: Argentina egedii ssp. egedii
ICPN: Argentina occidentalis
More information about  Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica
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This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2017).

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