Taxon  Report   11044 
Potentilla concinna  Richardson  var. proxima  (Rydb.) S. L. Welsh
Elegant cinquefoil
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Potentilla concinna var. proxima, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
also called Potentilla concinna
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Potentilla
Parent Record Potentilla concinna
Alpine Fell-fields
Habitat: meadows
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Potentilla beanii
PLANTS: Potentilla proxima
CNPS: Potentilla concinna
More information about  Potentilla concinna var. proxima
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Sep 25, 2018).

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