Page author: David Giblin
Potentilla pensylvanica
Pennsylvania cinquefoil
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to the Great Plains, and further east across the northern U.S. and Canada to the Atlantic Coast; also in Eurasia.

Habitat: Damp alpine meadows, rocky slopes, ridges, and talus.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:

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Accepted Name:
Potentilla pensylvanica L.
Publication: Mant. Pl. 76. 1767.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Potentilla atrovirens Rydb.
Potentilla glabella Rydb.
Potentilla pensylvanica L. var. atrovirens (Rydb.) Th. Wolf
Potentilla pensylvanica L. var. pensylvanica [HC2]
Potentilla pensylvanica L. var. strigosa Pursh, misapplied
Potentilla platyloba Rydb.
Potentilla strigosa (Pursh) Pall. ex Tratt.
Infraspecies:
var. ovium – Jepson's cinquefoil   Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to the Rocky Mountains.
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Potentilla pensylvanica checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Potentilla pensylvanica atlas page.

CalPhotos: Potentilla pensylvanica photos.

USDA Plants: Potentilla pensylvanica information.

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