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Drymocallis rhomboidea  (Rydb.) Rydb.
Common cinquefoil
Drymocallis rhomboidea is a perennial herb that is native to California, and found only slightly beyond California borders.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Genus: Drymocallis
Family: Rosaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEFPotentilla glandulosa ssp. globosa
JEFPotentilla rhomboidea
PLANTSPotentilla glandulosa ssp. globosa
More information about  Drymocallis rhomboidea
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

Drymocallis: from the Greek drymos, "a forest, oakwood, coppice," and kallos, "beauty," hence a woodland beauty, from which comes the new Jepson common name of woodbeauty. (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

rhomboidea: diamond-shaped (contributed by Cynthia Powell)


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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 09/28/2022).