Page author: David Giblin
Potentilla biennis
biennial cinquefoil
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Yukon Territories south to California, east to the Rocky Mountains; also in South Dakota.

Habitat: Disturbed areas, typically where moist to wet.

Flowers: May-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Potentilla biennis Greene

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Potentilla kelseyi Rydb.
Potentilla lateriflora Rydb.
Tridophyllum bienne Greene
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Potentilla biennis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Potentilla biennis checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Potentilla biennis atlas page.

CalPhotos: Potentilla biennis photos.

USDA Plants: Potentilla biennis information.

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