Calflora
Taxon  Report   6863 
Potentilla pensylvanica  L.
Pennsylvania cinquefoil
Potentilla pensylvanica
© 2012 Steve Matson
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Potentilla pensylvanica, 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 pensylvanica
© 2012 Steve Matson
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Potentilla
Communities:
Subalpine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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XWALK: Potentilla pennsylvanica var. strigosa
More information about  Potentilla pensylvanica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (POPE8)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 18, 2017).

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