Taxon  Report   8722    
Potentilla reptans  L.
Creeping cinquefoil
Potentilla reptans
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
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Potentilla reptans
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Potentilla reptans
© 2009 Phil Pullen
Potentilla reptans, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Potentilla reptans
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Potentilla
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 22, 2019).