Taxon  Report   6851 
Potentilla gracilis  Hook.  var. fastigiata  (Nutt.) S. Watson
Slender cinquefoil
Potentilla gracilis var. fastigiata
© 2016 John Doyen
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Potentilla gracilis var. fastigiata
© 2007 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Potentilla gracilis var. fastigiata
© 2012 Steve Matson
Potentilla gracilis var. fastigiata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Potentilla gracilis var. fastigiata
© 2016 John Doyen
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Potentilla
Parent Record Potentilla gracilis
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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PLANTS: Potentilla viridescens
PLANTS: Potentilla gracilis var. nuttallii
PLANTS: Potentilla gracilis var. permollis
PLANTS: Potentilla gracilis var. rigida
PLANTS: Potentilla indiges
PLANTS: Potentilla jucunda
PLANTS: Potentilla nuttallii
PLANTS: Potentilla permollis
PLANTS: Potentilla rectiformis
PLANTS: Potentilla gracilis var. glabrata
PLANTS: Potentilla gracilis var. blasckeana
PLANTS: Potentilla angustata
PLANTS: Potentilla blasckeana var. permollis
PLANTS: Potentilla blasckeana
PLANTS: Potentilla etomentosa var. hallii
PLANTS: Potentilla etomentosa
PLANTS: Potentilla fastigiata
PLANTS: Potentilla glomerata
PLANTS: Potentilla gracilis ssp. nuttallii
ICPN: Potentilla hassei
ICPN: Potentilla hallii
ICPN: Potentilla amadorensis
More information about  Potentilla gracilis var. fastigiata
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: Jul 23, 2018).

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