Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 2581, Potentilla gracilis var. fastigiata  


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  Rosaceae Potentilla gracilis fastigiata
Photographed 9 December 2021.

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Plants of Colorado

Potentilla gracilis Hook. var. fastigiata (Nutt.) S. Watson.  Slender Cinquefoil.

Lily Lake, Lake County, Colorado. North side of Lily Lake, on sloping ground down to North Fork West Tennessee Creek, near the end of the Pike-San Isabel Forest Road 131, 2.8 road miles west of US Highway 24, 140 km. southwest of the GNIS location of Golden. 39.3519N, 106.3674W. WGS 1984 Elev. 3233 m. Also collected here: Bistorta bistortoides, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Penstemon procerus, Erigeron glacialis, and Taraxacum officinale.

Collected by permit: Pike - San Isabel National Forest, 2021, issued: Mar 29, 2021, to: Tom Schweich.

Tom Schweich 2581. 13-Jul-2021

Coll. No. 2581, 12 July 2021, characters observed: Perennial herb, to 25 cm.; Stems, erect; Leaves, palmate compound, petiole 55 mm. + blade 30 mm. × 34 mm. wide, divided to base, leaflets #5-6, largest 30 mm. × 12 mm. wide, lobed near full length, ≤⅓ to base, gray-green, thinly silky sericeous above, somewhat less so below, cauline leaves much reduced, entire; Petals, yellow; Anthers, 0.7-1.0 mm. “ ... the variety [fastigiata] is essentially the catch-all category for most variation within P. gracilis that is not assigned elsewhere ...” Ertter, et al., in FNANM treatment of Potentilla.

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