Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1956, Potentilla pulcherrima  
 

 

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  Rosaceae Potentilla pulcherrima
Photographed 27 December 2018.

Coll. No. 1956, 20 June 2018,characters observed: Perennial herb, to 40 cm.; Stems, erect, not rooting at nodes; Leaves, basal, compound, palmate, leaflets, #5 or 7 (never ternate), toothed ±entire length, #7-11 teeth, adaxial green, few long hairs, abaxial gray, densely tomentose; cauline, few (2-3); Inflorescence, #14 flowers, inconspicuous tiny red-tipped glands on sepals and epicalyx bractlets; Sepals, fused 1.5 mm. + free 5 mm. × 1.8 mm. wide, green, hirsute, glandular; Epicalyx bractlets, 4.5 mm. × 1.1 mm. wide, green, with reddish-brown tips; Petals, 8 mm. × 8 mm. wide, deltate, yellow; Styles, 2 mm., filiform, terminal.

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