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Potentilla recta L.
SULPHUR CINQUEFOIL
Rough-Fruited Cinquefoil; Upright Cinquefoil; Tormentil

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Andrena brevipalpis @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Andrena commoda @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Andrena miranda @ CUIC_ENT (6)

Andrena nasonii @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Andrena nigrihirta @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Andrena nivalis @ CUIC_ENT (3)

Andrena thaspii @ CUIC_ENT (5)

Andrena wilkella @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Calliopsis andreniformis @ CUIC_ENT (37)
Apidae  Xylocopa virginica @ CUIC_ENT (3)
Colletidae  Hylaeus modestus @ BBSL (1)
Dermateaceae  Mollisia dehnii @ BPI (1)
Halictidae  Agapostemon virescens @ CUIC_ENT (3)

Augochlora pura @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Augochlorella aurata @ CUIC_ENT (13)

Halictus confusus @ CUIC_ENT (7)

Halictus rubicundus @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Lasioglossum cinctipes @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Lasioglossum fedorense @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum foxii @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum paradmirandum @ CUIC_ENT (4)

Lasioglossum quebecense @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Lasioglossum smilacinae @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum truncatum @ CUIC_ENT (11)

Lasioglossum versatum @ CUIC_ENT (19)
Megachilidae  Hoplitis pilosifrons @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Hoplitis producta @ CUIC_ENT (9)

Megachile gemula @ CUIC_ENT (3)

Megachile latimanus @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Megachile relativa @ CUIC_ENT (6)

Megachile rotundata @ CUIC_ENT (1)
Miridae  Megaloceroea recticornis @ AMNH_ENT (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercospora potentillae @ BPI (1)

Ramularia arvensis @ BPI (2)

Ramularia grevilleana @ BPI (1)

Septoria rectae @ BPI (1)
Phragmidiaceae  Phragmidium ivesiae @ BPI (29)

Phragmidium potentillae @ BPI (7)

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Delaware Wildflowers  •  Scientific names

Potentilla recta L. Sulphur Cinquefoil
Rosaceae — Rose family
Non-native
Potentilla recta
Bellevue State Park
May 2001

More information on this plant, from other sources.


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Potentilla recta L.

Five-fingered Cinquefoil

Potentilla recta plant

Family - Rosaceae

Stems - To +50cm tall, herbaceous, hirsute (with simple and gland-tipped pubescence), branching, multiple from base, from thick caudex.

Potentilla recta stem

Leaves - Alternate, petiolate to sessile, palmately compound, stipulate. Stipules to 3.5cm long, -1cm broad, hirsute, lance-ovate, laciniate in upper portions. Petioles to +11cm long, hirsute to pilose, with some gland-tipped pubescence. Blades with 5-7 leaflets. Leaflets serrate, oblanceolate, to +8cm long, +2.5cm broad, hirsute to pilose below, pubescent above. Upper leaves becoming sessile, typically trifoliolate.

Potentilla recta plant

Inflorescence - Terminal loose cymes. Pedicels pilose to hirsute, often subtended by reduced foliaceous bracts.

Flowers - Petals 5, yellow to pale yellow, glabrous, obcordate to emarginate, 1.5cm long and broad. Stamens many (+20). Filaments filiform, to 4mm long. Anthers yellow, 1.8mm long. Carpels many, yellowish. Styles thick near base, tuberculate, yellow. Hypanthium cup-shaped, +6mm broad, pilose to hirsute. Bracts subtending sepals 5, lanceolate, 3-nerved, to 1cm long, 3mm broad. Sepals subulate to ovate-lanceolate, keeled, to 8mm long, 4.5mm broad, hirsute to pilose. Calyx accrescent. Achenes oblique-ovate, to 1.3mm long, slightly winged on margins.

Potentilla recta calyx Calyx.

Potentilla recta flower

Flowering - May - August.

Habitat - Fields, meadows, pastures, waste ground, disturbed sites, roadsides, railroads.

Origin - Native to Europe.

Other info. - P. recta is a common roadsides weed throughout Missouri. If left untouched it can form large clumps, as shown above. The flowers of this species are quite showy and the species is suitable for a low maintenance garden. Care should be taken not to spread the plant in the wild as it is introduced. There are many other species of Potentilla growing wild in Missouri, this is the most showy.

Photographs taken somewhere in NC., 5-16-03.


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Potentilla recta L.
sulphur cinquefoil

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General Information
Symbol: PORE5
Group: Dicot
Family: Rosaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : CAN   I
L48   I
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Jennifer Anderson. United States, IA, Scott Co., Davenport, Nahant Marsh. 2002. Usage Requirements .

Jennifer Anderson. United States, IA, Scott Co., Davenport, Nahant Marsh. 2002. Usage Requirements .

Jennifer Anderson. United States, IA, Scott Co., Davenport, Nahant Marsh. 2002. Usage Requirements .

Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . United States, NC, Sturgills. Usage Requirements .

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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 254. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
POREO Potentilla recta L. var. obscura (Nestler) W.D.J. Koch
POREP Potentilla recta L. var. pilosa (Willd.) Ledeb.
PORES Potentilla recta L. var. sulphurea (Lam. & DC.) Peyr.

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Rosales
Family Rosaceae – Rose family
Genus Potentilla L. – cinquefoil
Species Potentilla recta L. – sulphur cinquefoil

Subordinate Taxa

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Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
Colorado sulfur cinquefoil B list (noxious weeds)
Montana sulfur cinquefoil, erect cinquefoil Category 1 noxious weed
Nevada sulfur cinquefoil Noxious weed
Oregon sulfur cinquefoil "B" designated weed sulfur cinquefoil Quarantine
Washington sulfur cinquefoil Class B noxious weed
U.S. Weed Information
Potentilla recta roughfruit cinquefoil sulfur cinquefoil This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states . State agriculture or natural resource departments.
NE&GP Stubbendieck, J., G.Y. Friisoe,and M.R. Bolick. 1994. Weeds of Nebraska and the Great Plains . Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry. Lincoln, Nebraska.
WSWS Whitson, T.D. (ed.) et al.. 1996. Weeds of the West . Western Society of Weed Science in cooperation with Cooperative Extension Services, University of Wyoming. Laramie, Wyoming.

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Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (PORE5)
Native American Ethnobotany (University of Michigan - Dearborn) (PORE5)
USDA Forest Service Fire Effects Information System (PORE5)
USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (PORE5)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (PORE5)
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University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Freckmann Herbarium (PORE5)
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