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Potentilla  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 24666

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Argentina Hill
 
    Pentaphylloides Duhamel
 
  Common Name(s): Potentilles [French]
 
    cinquefoil [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderRosales   
                            FamilyRosaceae  – roses  
                               GenusPotentilla L. – Potentilles, cinquefoil  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Potentilla alba L. – white cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla albiflora L.O. Williams – white-flower cinquefoil, Pinaleno cinquefoil, whiteflower cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla ambigens Greene – silkyleaf cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla anachoretica Sojįk  
                                  Species Potentilla angelliae N.H. Holmgren – Boulder Mountain cinquefoil, Angell cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla anglica Laichard. – English cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla anserina L. – silverweed cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla arenosa (Turcz.) Juz.  
                                  Species Potentilla argentea L. – silver-leaf cinquefoil, silver cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla arizonica Greene – Garland Prairie cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla atrosanguinea Lodd., G. Lodd. & W. Lodd. – Himalayan cinquefoil, ruby cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla basaltica Tiehm & Ertter – Soldier Meadow cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla betonicifolia Poir.  
                                  Species Potentilla bicrenata Rydb.  
                                  Species Potentilla biennis Greene – biennial cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla biflora Willd. ex Schltdl. – twoflower cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla bimundorum Sojįk – staghorn cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla bipinnatifida Douglas ex Hook. – tansy cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla brevifolia Nutt. – sparseleaf cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla breweri S. Watson  
                                  Species Potentilla bruceae Rydb. – Bruce's cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla buccoana Clementi  
                                  Species Potentilla canadensis L. – dwarf cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla collina Wibel – palmleaf cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla concinna Richardson – red cinquefoil, elegant cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla cottamii N.H. Holmgren – Pilot Range cinquefoil, Cottam's cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla crantzii (Crantz) G. Beck ex Fritsch – alpine cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla crebridens Juz.  
                                  Species Potentilla crinita A. Gray – bearded cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla cristae Ferlatte & Strother – crested cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla demotica Ertter – Hualapai cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla X diversifolia Lehm. (pro sp.) – varileaf cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla drummondii Lehm. – Drummond's cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla effusa Douglas ex Lehm. – branched cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla elegans Cham. & Schltdl. – silverweed 
                                  Species Potentilla erecta (L.) Raeusch. – erect cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla flabellifolia Hook. ex Torr. & A. Gray – high mountain cinquefoil, Mount Rainier cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla fragiformis Willd. ex Schltdl. – strawberry cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla furcata A.E. Porsild – forked cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla glaucophylla Lehm.  
                                  Species Potentilla gracilis Douglas ex Hook. – graceful cinquefoil, northwest cinquefoil, slender cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla grayi S. Watson – Gray's cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla hickmanii Eastw. – Hickman's cinquefoil, Hickman's potentilla 
                                  Species Potentilla hippiana Lehm. – woolly cinquefoil, horse cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla holmgrenii D.F. Murray & Elven – Holmgren's cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla hyparctica Malte  
                                  Species Potentilla inclinata Vill. – ashy cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla intermedia L. – downy cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla jepsonii Ertter  
                                  Species Potentilla johnstonii Sojįk – sagebrush cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla lasiodonta Rydb. – Sandhills cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla litoralis Rydb. – Pennsylvania cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla macounii Rydb. – Macoun's cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla matsuokana Makino – arctic cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla millefolia Rydb. – cutleaf cinquefoil, manyleaf cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla modesta Rydb. – Uintah cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla morefieldii Ertter – Morefield's cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla multijuga Lehm. – Ballona cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla multisecta (S. Watson) Rydb. – featherleaf cinquefoil, alpine cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla nana Willd. ex Schltdl. – arctic cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla newberryi A. Gray – Newberry's cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla nivea L. – snow cinquefoil, snowy cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla norvegica L. – Norwegian cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla X nubilans Sojįk  
                                  Species Potentilla oblanceolata Rydb. – New Mexico cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla ovina Macoun ex J.M. Macoun – sheep cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla paucijuga Rydb. – La Sal cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla pedersenii (Rydb.) Rydb.  
                                  Species Potentilla pensylvanica L. – prairie cinquefoil, Pennsylvania cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla plattensis Nutt. – Platte River cinquefoil, Platte cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla pseudosericea Rydb. – silky cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla puberula Krasan  
                                  Species Potentilla pulchella R. Br. – pretty cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla pulcherrima Lehm. – beautiful cinquefoil, soft cinquefoil, whiteleaf cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla recta L. – roughfruit cinquefoil, erect cinquefoil, sulphur cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla reptans L. – creeping cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla rhyolitica Ertter  
                                  Species Potentilla rimicola (Munz & I.M. Johnst.) Ertter – cliff cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla rivalis Nutt. – brook cinquefoil, river cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla robbinsiana (Lehm.) Oakes ex Rydb. – Robbins' cinquefoil, dwarf mountain cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla rubella T.J. Sųrensen – reddish cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla rubricaulis Lehm. – Rocky Mountain cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla rupestris L.  
                                  Species Potentilla sanguinea Rydb. – scarlet cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla saximontana Rydb.  
                                  Species Potentilla sierrae-blancae Wooton & Rydb. – Sierra Blanca cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla simplex Michx. – spreading cinquefoil, oldfield cinquefoil, oldfield fivefingers, common cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla sterilis (L.) Garcke – strawberryleaf cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla stipularis L. – stipulated cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla subgorodkovii Jurtzev  
                                  Species Potentilla subjuga Rydb. – Colorado cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla subvahliana Jurtzev  
                                  Species Potentilla subviscosa Greene – Navajo cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla supina L. – spreading cinquefoil, bushy cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla thurberi A. Gray – scarlet cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla thuringiaca Bernhardi ex Link – European cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla tikhomirovii Jurtzev – Tikhomirov's cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla townsendii Rydb. – Townsend's cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla X tundricola Sojįk  
                                  Species Potentilla uniflora Ledeb. – oneflower cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla uschakovii Jurtzev  
                                  Species Potentilla vahliana Lehm. – potentille de Vahl, Vahl's cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla verna L. – spring cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla versicolor Rydb. – Steens Mountain cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla villosa Pall. ex Pursh – villous cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla villosula Jurtzev  
                                  Species Potentilla vulcanicola Juz. – Kamtchatka cinquefoil 
                                  Species Potentilla wheeleri S. Watson – Kern cinquefoil 
       

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  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
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  Reference for: Potentilles[French]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Potentilla   
       
  Source: Rosaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Potentilla   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Potentilla   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Potentilla   
       
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