Taxon  Report   6838 
Potentilla flabellifolia  Hook.
Fan leaved cinquefoil,  High mountain cinquefoil
Potentilla flabellifolia
© 2010 Dan Shimmon
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Potentilla flabellifolia
© 2010 Steve Matson
Potentilla flabellifolia
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Potentilla flabellifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Potentilla flabellifolia
© 2004 Steve Matson
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Potentilla
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Potentilla flabellifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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: Mar 18, 2018).

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