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Potentilla ovina (Sheep cinquefoil)
Smith, R.W.

Potentilla ovina

Potentilla ovina Macoun ex J.M. Macoun

Sheep Cinquefoil

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: POOV2

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Creeping plant, generally less than 2 inches in height.
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AK , CO , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , UT , WY
Canada: AB , BC , YT

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-05-15
Research By: JAM

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