Taxon  Report   6828    
Potentilla anserina  L.  ssp. pacifica  (Howell) Rousi
Pacific potentilla,  Silverweed
Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
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
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Potentilla
Parent: Potentilla anserina

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Argentina egedii ssp. egedii

Alternate Names:
JEF: Potentilla egedei var. grandis
ICPN: Argentina egedei
ICPN: Argentina egedii ssp. egedii
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More information about  Potentilla anserina ssp. pacifica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jul 14, 2020).