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Dasiphora fruticosa
SHRUBBY CINQUEFOIL

Higher Taxonomy
Family: RosaceaeView DescriptionDichotomous Key

Common Name: ROSE FAMILY
Habit: Annual to tree, glandular or not. Leaf: simple to palmately or pinnately compound, generally alternate; stipules free to fused (0), persistent to deciduous. Inflorescence: cyme, raceme, panicle, cluster, or flowers 1; bractlets on pedicel ("pedicel bractlets") generally 0--3(many), subtended by bract or generally not. Flower: generally bisexual, radial; hypanthium free or fused to ovary, saucer- to funnel-shaped, subtending bractlets ("hypanthium bractlets") 0--5, alternate sepals; sepals generally 5; petals generally 5, free; stamens (0,1)5--many, anther pollen sacs generally 2; pistils (0)1--many, simple or compound, ovary superior to inferior, styles 1--5. Fruit: 1--many per flower, achene (fleshy-coated or not), follicle, drupe, or pome with generally papery core, occasionally drupe-like with 1--5 stones. Seed: generally 1--5 (per fruit, not per flower).
Genera In Family: 110 genera, +- 3000 species: worldwide, especially temperate; many cultivated for ornamental, fruit, especially Cotoneaster, Fragaria, Malus, Prunus, Pyracantha, Rosa, Rubus. Note: Number of teeth is per leaf or leaflet, not per side of leaf or leaflet, except in Drymocallis.
eFlora Treatment Author: Daniel Potter & Barbara Ertter, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Daniel Potter, except as noted
Scientific Editor: Daniel Potter, Thomas J. Rosatti.
Genus: DasiphoraView Description 

Habit: Shrub, nonglandular. Leaf: alternate, leathery, +- odd-1-pinnately to subpalmately compound; leaflets entire. Inflorescence: 1 to cyme; pedicels straight, bractlets 0. Flower: hypanthium +- shallow, bractlets 5; sepals +- triangular; petals > sepals, obovate to round, yellow [white]; stamens generally 20--25, pollen sac 1, horseshoe-shaped; pistils generally many, ovaries superior, styles +- club-shaped, attached near fruit base. Fruit: achene, +- hairy.
Species In Genus: 5--7 species: northern temperate, arctic. Etymology: (Greek: referring to hairy achenes)
eFlora Treatment Author: Barbara Ertter

Dasiphora fruticosa (L.) Rydb.
NATIVE
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. Chromosomes: n=7,14.
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.
eFlora Treatment Author: Barbara Ertter
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Citation for this treatment: Barbara Ertter 2016. Dasiphora fruticosa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=80452, accessed on May 27, 2016.

Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 27, 2016.


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Geographic subdivisions for Dasiphora fruticosa:
KR, CaRH, SNH, Wrn, W&I;
Markers link to CCH specimen records. Yellow markers indicate records that may provide evidence for eFlora range revision or may have georeferencing or identification issues. Purple markers indicate specimens collected from a garden, greenhouse, or other non-wild location.
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