Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Potentilla rivalis Nuttall
Potentilla leucocarpa Rydberg
Potentilla millegrana Engelmann
Potentilla rivalis Nuttall var. millegrana (Engelmann) S. Watson
Potentilla rivalis is an annual or biennial yellow flowered cinquefoil found in moist ground near lakes or streams. It is herbaceous with a terminal style. The leaves are mostly three foliate and there are 10 stamens. The branches are spreading.
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Potentilla rivalis, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, & Kelly Kindscher, Quemado Lake, Aug. 11, 2009
Potentilla rivalis, closeup, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, & Kelly Kindscher, Quemado Lake, Aug. 11, 2009
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