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Potentilla  modesta Rydb.   
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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Potentilla  modesta Rydb. 
SynonymsPotentilla concinna var. modesta (Rydb.) S.L.Welsh
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.ColoradoIdahoMontanaUtahWyoming
grassland and rocks
Altitude2500-3900m
Description basal leaves palmatipinnate, petiolate, leaflets 5, obovate to elliptic, incised-dentate, abaxially long white hirsute, adaxially grey-green, flowers 3-10, crowded
Size5-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
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
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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