Thursday, April 25, 2019

Dasiphora fruticosa (Shrubby Cinquefoil)

7/8/16 Virginia Lakes, Toiyabe National Forest,
Eastern Sierra, Mono County, CA


COMMON NAME: Shrubby Cinquefoil

SPECIES: Dasiphora fruticosa

FAMILY:Rosaceae (Rose Family)

LIFE LIST DATE: 7/8/2016

LOCATION: Virginia Lakes, Toiyabe National Forest, Eastern Sierra, Mono County, CA

Treatment from Jepson eFlora:

Habit: Plant < 1 m. 

Leaf: 1--3 cm; leaflets 2--3 per side, 5--20 mm, linear to narrow-elliptic, upper pair decurrent. 

Inflorescence: flowers 1--6 at end of twigs. 

Flower: hypanthium 5--8 mm wide; petals 5--10 mm; filaments 2--3 mm, anthers +- 1 mm; styles +- 2 mm. 

Fruit: +- 1.5 mm. 

Ecology: Meadows, rocks; 

Elevation: 2000--3600 m. 

Bioregional Distribution: KR, CaRH, SNH, Wrn, W&I; 

Distribution Outside California: circumboreal. 

Flowering Time: Jun--Sep 

Synonyms: Pentaphylloides fruticosa (L.) O. Schwarz; Potentilla fruticosa L.

Jepson eFlora Author: Barbara Ertter

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