Taxon  Report   11590    
Dasiphora fruticosa  (L.) Rydb.
Shrubby cinquefoil
Dasiphora fruticosa
© 2011 Sierra Pacific Industries
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Dasiphora fruticosa
© 2004 Robert Sivinski
Dasiphora fruticosa
© 2008 Sangeet Khalsa
Dasiphora fruticosa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Dasiphora fruticosa
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Dasiphora
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

PLANTS accepted name:
Dasiphora fruticosa ssp. floribunda

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Pentaphylloides fruticosa
ICPN + PLANTS: Potentilla fruticosa
ICPN: Dasiphora fruticosa ssp. floribunda
More information about  Dasiphora fruticosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).