Taxon  Report   7731    
Sphaeromeria potentilloides  (A. Gray) A. Heller
Cinquefoil tansy,  Fivefinger chickensage
Sphaeromeria potentilloides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Sphaeromeria
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Vesicarpa potentilloides var. potentilloides

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Artemisia potentilloides
ICPN: Vesicarpa potentilloides
More information about  Sphaeromeria potentilloides
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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 18, 2020).