Taxon  Report   6867 
Potentilla rimicola  (Munz & I. M. Johnst.) Ertter
Cliff cinquefoil
Potentilla rimicola
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Potentilla rimicola, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Potentilla rimicola
© 2005 US Forest Service
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Potentilla
Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Red Fir Forest
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Potentilla wheeleri var. rimicola
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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 20, 2018).

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