Taxon  Report   11590 
Dasiphora fruticosa  (L.) Rydb.
Shrubby cinquefoil
Dasiphora fruticosa
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
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Dasiphora fruticosa
© 2004 Robert Sivinski
Dasiphora fruticosa
© 2008 Sangeet Khalsa
Dasiphora fruticosa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Dasiphora fruticosa
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Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Dasiphora
Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
PLANTS accepted name: Dasiphora fruticosa ssp. floribunda
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Pentaphylloides fruticosa
TJM2 + PLANTS: Potentilla fruticosa
More information about  Dasiphora fruticosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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: Mar 18, 2018).

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