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Taxon: Dasiphora fruticosa (L.) Rydb. subsp. fruticosa

Genus: Dasiphora
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Rosoideae tribe: Potentilleae subtribe: Fragariinae
Nomen number: 450402
Name verified on: 11-May-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 11-May-2006
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 14 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

See other conspecific taxa:

Common names:

  • golden hardhack   (Source: Zander ed17 [as Potentilla fruticosa var. fruticosa]) – English
  • shrubby cinquefoil   (Source: Zander ed17 [as Potentilla fruticosa var. fruticosa]) – English
  • potentille arbustive   (Source: Zander ed17 [as Potentilla fruticosa var. fruticosa]) – French
  • gewöhnlicher Fingerstrauch   (Source: Zander ed17 [as Potentilla fruticosa var. fruticosa]) – German
  • Strauch-Fingerkraut   (Source: Zander ed17 [as Potentilla fruticosa var. fruticosa]) – German
  • cinco-dedos   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005 [as Potentilla fruticosa]) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cinco-folhas   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005 [as Potentilla fruticosa]) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • tok   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard, as Potentilla fruticosa; Krussmann, as Potentilla fruticosa)
  • Environmental: revegetator   (for land reclamation fide L. Gilbert, pers. comm. 1998)

Distributional range:

    Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, Buryatia, Chita, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk, Khakassia, Krasnoyarsk, Taymyr, Tuva, Tyumen, Yakutia-Sakha
    Middle Asia: Kyrgyzstan
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    China: China - Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Xizang, Yunnan
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India [n.]; Nepal; Pakistan [n.e.]
    Northern Europe: Ireland; Sweden; United Kingdom
    East Europe: Estonia; Latvia

  • naturalized elsewhere

  • also cultivated


  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. [= Potentilla fruticosa var. fruticosa].
  • Gilbert, L. 1998. pers. comm. [re. English common names].
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].


Check other web resources for Dasiphora fruticosa (L.) Rydb. subsp. fruticosa:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Dasiphora fruticosa subsp. fruticosa cultivars


  • Google Images 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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