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Newberry's Cinquefoil
Potentilla newberryi
About Newberry's Cinquefoil (Potentilla newberryi) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Potentilla newberryi is a species of cinquefoil known by the common name Newberry's cinquefoil. It is native to the Pacific Northwest of the United States from Washington to the northeastern Modoc Plateau in California and Nevada. It grows in moist habitat, particularly drying areas such as receding vernal pools and evaporating puddles. It is a dominant plant in many kinds of local habitat, such as sagebrush and juniper woodlands. The Potentilla newberryi plant may be annual or perennial. It grows from a taproot and produces a basal rosette of leaves. The hairy leaves are made up of a few overlapping pairs of deeply lobed leaflets. The inflorescence is a cyme of several flowers, each with usually five white petals a few millimeters long.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

0.33 - 1.3 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 6 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 12.2" - 18.8", Summer Precipitation: 1.14" - 1.57", Coldest Month: 31.9" - 36.4", Hottest Month: 59.3" - 61.2", Humidity: 0.85" - 15.80", Elevation: 1367" - 5155"

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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