Potentilla gracilis Douglas ex Hook.
Rosaceae (Rose Family)
USDA Symbol: POGR9
Slender Cinquefoil is a member of the rose family (family Rosaceae) which includes herbs, shrubs, and trees with mostly prickly stems.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul
DistributionUSA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , ID , MI , MN , MT , ND , NH , NM , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WI , WY
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
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From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Potentilla gracilis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Potentilla gracilis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Potentilla gracilis
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff