Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09747 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Potentilla anserina L.
Common name   silverweed
J.G. Harris   3638  
   with D.L. Taylor
Coll. Date 23 July 2004 
Geography Canada.  Northwest Territories.  
Locality bank of the Mackenzie River at Dempster Highway crossing. 
Elev.: 33 ft. (10 m.)
Habitat Notes riverbank community. 
Latitude Longitude 67° 27'  58" N, 133° 45'  50" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Argentina anserina (L.) Rydb.

     Argentina anserina var. concolor (Ser.) Rydb.
     Argentina argentea (L.) Rydb.
     Potentilla anserina L.
     Potentilla anserina var. concolor Ser.
     Potentilla anserina var. sericea Hayne
     Potentilla anserina var. yukonensis (HultÚn) Boivin
     Potentilla egedii ssp. yukonensis (HultÚn) HultÚn
     Potentilla yukonensis HultÚn

Common Name(s): silverweed cinquefoil.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=184598, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Rosales
                                Family: Rosaceae
                                    Genus: Argentina
                                        Species: Argentina anserina


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09747s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00369s1.jpg 
specimen image: 06808s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07575s1.jpg 
specimen image: 07626s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15872s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09713 Alopecurus alpinus  var. alpinus   "Mountain foxtail" same section
09688 Astragalus alpinus      "alpine milkvetch" same section
09714 Carex bicolor      "twocolor sedge" same section
09717 Cochlearia officinalis  ssp. groenlandica  same section
09710 Eriophorum angustifolium      "tall cottongrass" same section
09709 Eriophorum angustifolium      "tall cottongrass" same section
09708 Festuca rubra      "red fescue" same section
09724 Galeopsis bifida      "splitlip hempnettle" same section
09725 Hedysarum alpinum  var. americanum  same section
09686 Oxytropis borealis  var. borealis   "boreal locoweed" same section
09723 Plantago major      "common plantain" same section
09715 Saxifraga hirculus  var. propinqua  same section
09695 Senecio atropurpureus      "arctic groundsel" same section
09691 Stellaria humifusa      "saltmarsh starwort" same section
09690 Stellaria longipes      "meadow starwort" same section
09696 Taraxacum alaskanum      "northern dandelion" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name


Taxon Links for species Potentilla anserina  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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