Taxon  Report   6834    
Potentilla drummondii  Lehm.
Drummond's cinquefoil
Potentilla drummondii
© 2003 Michael Charters
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Potentilla drummondii
© 2008 Christopher L. Christie
Potentilla drummondii
© 2012 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Potentilla drummondii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Potentilla drummondii
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Potentilla
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Shadscale Scrub, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Potentilla drummondii ssp. drummondii
More information about  Potentilla drummondii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).