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Taxon: Potentilla canadensis L.

Genus: Potentilla
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Rosoideae tribe: Potentilleae subtribe: Potentillinae.
Nomen number: 104786
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:498. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 05-Aug-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • common cinquefoil   (Source: Names Beetle ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (considered a common weed in the ex USSR & the USA fide Atlas WWeed)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Beetle, A. A. 1970. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31.
  • Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown. 1984. Herbaceous plants of Maryland.
  • Chester, E. W. et al. 1993–1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. [with two varieties].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri. [var. villosissima].
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Check other web resources for Potentilla canadensis L.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?104786 (24 July 2014)

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