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Potentilla nivea var. pentaphylla (Fiveleaf cinquefoil)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Potentilla nivea var. pentaphylla

Potentilla nivea L. var. pentaphylla Lehm.

Fiveleaf Cinquefoil

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Potentilla altaica, Potentilla nivea ssp. chionodes, Potentilla nivea ssp. subquinata, Potentilla nivea var. macrophylla, Potentilla nivea var. subquinata, Potentilla quinquefolia


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow


USA: CO , ID , MT , OR , UT , WA , WY
Canada: BC , SK

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


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

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