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Potentilla canadensis var. canadensis

Potentilla canadensis L. var. canadensis

Dwarf Cinquefoil

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Potentilla caroliniana, Potentilla pumila


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow


USA: AL , CT , DC , DE , GA , KY , MA , MD , ME , MO , NC , NH , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Potentilla canadensis var. canadensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Potentilla canadensis var. canadensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Potentilla canadensis var. canadensis


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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