Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Potentilla hippiana Lehmann
Potentilla diffusa A. Gray
Potentilla effusa of authors
Potentilla hippiana Lehmann var. diffusa (A. Gray) Lehmann
Potentilla propinqua Rydberg
Potentilla hippiana is a prostate herb with pinnately divided serrate leaflets. The flowers are yellow and usually in small clusters. The petals have a minute notch at the apex (emarginate.) Potentilla hippiana grows in high elevation moist meadows and can form a ground cover.
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Potentilla hippiana, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Signal Peak turnoff, July 3, 2007
Potentilla hippiana, foliage, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, & Mark Donnell, Mogollon Mtns., Redstone turnoff, Aug. 4, 2007
Potentilla hippiana, in fruit, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Signal Peak turnoff, Oct. 5, 2008
Potentilla hippiana, 4x macro of terminal styles after dissecting anthers away, photo Russ Kleinman, Leggett Canyon, June 29, 2009
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