Taxon  Report   6865 
Potentilla pseudosericea  Rydb.
Pennsylvania cinquefoil
Potentilla pseudosericea
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Potentilla pseudosericea, 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 pseudosericea
© 2007 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Potentilla
Subalpine Forest, Shadscale Scrub, Alpine Fell-fields
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Potentilla pensylvanica var. pensylvanica
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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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