Taxon  Report   11948 
Potentilla breweri  S. Watson
Brewer's cinquefoil
Potentilla breweri
© 2013 Jean Pawek
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Potentilla breweri
© 1999 Larry Blakely
Potentilla breweri
© 1999 Larry Blakely
Potentilla breweri, 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 breweri
© 2015 John Doyen
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Potentilla
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Potentilla drummondii ssp. breweri
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ICPN: Potentilla drummondii ssp. breweri
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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 21, 2018).

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