Taxon  Report   7732    
Sphaeromeria potentilloides  (A. Gray) A. Heller  var. nitrophila  (Cronquist) A. H. Holmgren, L. Schultz, & T. Lowrey
Cinquefoil tansy,  Fivefinger chickensage
Sphaeromeria potentilloides var. nitrophila, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(20 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Communities: wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS other name:
Vesicarpa potentilloides var. nitrophilum

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Artemisia potentilloides var. nitrophila
ICPN: Vesicarpa potentilloides var. nitrophilum
More information about  Sphaeromeria potentilloides var. nitrophila
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: Apr 09, 2020).