Dwarf Cinquefoil Potentilla canadensis Linnaeus var. canadensis    Synonyms: Potentilla canadensis var. villosissima, Potentilla caroliniana, Potentilla pumila.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Rosales   >   Family Rosaceae   >   Genus Potentilla   

Description:

Note silvery hairy stem and lack of teeth in the lower half of the leaves.

Relationships:

Host plant for Appalachian Grizzled Skipper.

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Dwarf Cinquefoil in Green Ridge State Forest, Allegany Co., Maryland (4/23/2010). Note the silvery hairy stem and lack of teeth in the lower half of the leaves. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Dwarf Cinquefoil blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/8/2018). Photo by Mark Eanes. (MBP list)

Dwarf Cinquefoil in Prince George's Co., Maryland (4/21/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Dwarf Cinquefoil blooming in Washington Co., Maryland (4/25/2020). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Dwarf Cinquefoil blooming in Hocking Co., Ohio (5/20/2012). Photo by Robert Klips. (MBP list)

Dwarf Cinquefoil blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (5/4/2015). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Dwarf Cinquefoil blooming in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/29/2015). Photo by Elizabeth Miller. (MBP list)

Dwarf Cinquefoil in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/29/2018). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Dwarf Cinquefoil blooming in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/4/1981). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Dwarf Cinquefoil in St. Mary's Co., Maryland. (2/18/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Dwarf Cinquefoil in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/5/2016). Photo by Elizabeth Miller. (MBP list)

Dwarf Cinquefoil growing in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/23/2017). Photo by Robert Ferraro. (MBP list)

Dwarf Cinquefoil in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/30/2016). Photo by Elizabeth Miller. (MBP list)

Dwarf Cinquefoil with leaf mines in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/10/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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