Calflora
Taxon  Report   11544    
Comarum palustre  L.
Marsh cinquefoil
Comarum palustre, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Comarum
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Potentilla palustris var. parvifolia
PLANTS: Potentilla palustris var. villosa
ICPN + PLANTS: Potentilla palustris
More information about  Comarum palustre
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (COPA28)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 15, 2019).