Taxon  Report   7732 
Sphaeromeria potentilloides  (A. Gray) A. Heller  var. nitrophila  (Cronquist) A. H. Holmgren, L. Schultz, & T. Lowrey
Cinquefoil tansy,  Fivefinger chickensage
Sphaeromeria potentilloides var. nitrophila
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Sphaeromeria potentilloides var. nitrophila
© 2016 Brett Dean
Sphaeromeria potentilloides var. nitrophila
© 2007 Steve Matson
Sphaeromeria potentilloides var. nitrophila, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Sphaeromeria potentilloides var. nitrophila
© 2007 Steve Matson
Genus: Sphaeromeria
Parent Record Sphaeromeria potentilloides
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Vesicarpa potentilloides var. nitrophilum
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ICPN: Artemisia potentilloides var. nitrophila
ICPN: Vesicarpa potentilloides var. nitrophilum
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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: Jun 18, 2018).

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