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Potentilla  saximontana Rydb.   
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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Potentilla  saximontana Rydb. 
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.ColoradoMontanaUtahWyoming
rocks and scree
Altitude3200-4100m
Description leaves pinnate, petiolate, segments obovate to oblanceolate, incised-dentate, abaxially white hirsute, adaxially green, inflorescence 2-5-flowered, sepals acute, petals 4-6mm
Size4-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
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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