Calflora
Taxon  Report   6850    
Potentilla gracilis  Hook.  var. elmeri  (Rydb.) Jeps.
Elmer's cinquefoil
Potentilla gracilis var. elmeri, 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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Bloom Period
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Potentilla
Parent: Potentilla gracilis

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Potentilla pectinisecta

Alternate Names:
JEF: Potentilla flabelliformis var. inyoensis
JEF: Potentilla pectinisecta
ICPN: Potentilla elmeri
More information about  Potentilla gracilis var. elmeri

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: Nov 23, 2020).