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Potentilla gracilis var. gracilis

Potentilla gracilis Douglas ex Hook. var. gracilis

Graceful Cinquefoil

Rosaceae (Rose family)

Synonym(s): Potentilla longipedunculata, Potentilla macropetala


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.
Fruit: Aggregated achenes.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AK , CA , MN , MT , NH , OR , WA
Canada: AB , BC , MB , ON , PE , QC , SK , YT

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-07-31
Research By: CBR

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