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|Family: Rosaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Potentilla||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Potentilla drummondii Lehm.
Habit: Plant +- tufted from few-branched caudex; glands generally 0 (except in NCoRH). Stem: ascending to erect, generally 15--60 cm, glabrous to sparsely hairy. Leaf: +- pinnate, petiole generally > blade; basal generally 5--25 cm, leaflets generally 2--4 per side, larger 10--50 mm, unevenly 7--15-toothed +- 1/2 to midvein (often also split to base), glabrous to +- straight-hairy. Inflorescence: 3--15-flowered. Flower: hypanthium 3--6 mm wide; petals 7--10 mm; filaments 2.5--3.5 mm, anthers 0.7--1 mm; styles generally 2--3 mm, slender. Fruit: 1.5--2 mm, +- smooth, brown. Chromosomes: 2n=+-64--108.
Ecology: Meadows; Elevation: 1110--3000 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoRH, SNH; Distribution Outside California: to Alaska, Montana. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug Note: Plants in southern SNH depauperate, possibly distinct.
eFlora Treatment Author: Barbara Ertter
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Potentilla cristae
Next taxon: Potentilla flabellifolia
Citation for this treatment: Barbara Ertter 2017. Potentilla drummondii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=39704, accessed on March 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 28, 2017.