Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01539 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Potentilla simplex Michx.
Common name   common cinquefoil
F. Billington   s.n.  
   with N. Maraj
Coll. Date 22 June 1996 
Geography United States.  Michigan.  Oakland County
Locality White Lake Township, Highland Recreation area, Haven Hill Lake, ca 0.5 miles S of M 59, along hiking trail, woody area. 
Habitat Notes scrub-oak-maple-birch community; clay mixture soil. 
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Potentilla simplex Michx.

     Potentilla simplex var. argyrisma Fern.
     Potentilla simplex var. calvescens Fern.
     Potentilla simplex var. typica Fern.

Common Name(s): common cinquefoil, oldfield cinquefoil, oldfield fivefingers, spreading cinquefoil.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=24751, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01539s1.jpg

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Taxon Links for species Potentilla simplex  Michx.

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

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