Taxon  Report   6866    
Potentilla recta  L.
Sulphur cinquefoil
Potentilla recta, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Potentilla
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Potentilla recta var. obscura
PLANTS: Potentilla recta var. pilosa
PLANTS: Potentilla recta var. sulphurea
More information about  Potentilla recta
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Aug 21, 2019).