Calflora
Taxon  Report   11044    
Potentilla concinna  Richardson  var. proxima  (Rydb.) S. L. Welsh
Elegant cinquefoil
Potentilla concinna var. proxima, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(5 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Potentilla
Parent: Potentilla concinna

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Alpine Fell-fields

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Potentilla beanii
PLANTS: Potentilla proxima
CNPS: Potentilla concinna
More information about  Potentilla concinna var. proxima
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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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2020).