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Tall Cinquefoil - Drymocallis arguta
Other Names:  Potentilla arguta, Drymocallis convallaria


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Perennial from a simple or branched caudex. Stems erect, brown-hirsute and glandular, 25–80 cm. Leaf blades oblong, 6–12 cm long, pinnately divided into 5 to 9 obovate, shallowly lobed, sparsely hairy leaflets. Inflorescence a narrow, stiffly erect, flat-topped, glandular-hairy cyme. Flowers: sepals ovate, 6–7 mm long; bracteoles narrower and shorter; petals white to pale yellow,7–9 mm long. Achenes smooth, ca. 1 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Lesica (2012) treats this species in the genus Drymocallis.

Diagnostic Characteristics
Often difficult to separarate from Potentilla glandulosa.

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to QC south to NV, AZ, NM, MO and NJ (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 47

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Habitat
Grasslands, steppe, dry meadows, thickets, woodlands; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).)

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