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Potentilla  basaltica Tiehm & Ertter   
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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Potentilla  basaltica Tiehm & Ertter 
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.CaliforniaNevada
thickets and steppes
Altitude1300-1600m
Description taproot, basal leaves pinnate, lateral leaflets 10-15 pairs, elliptic, entire or bifid, glaucous, glabrous, flowers 10-20 in lax cyme, petals 4-7mm
Size8-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer and in fall
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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