Potentilla canadensis L.
Common Name: DWARF CINQUEFOIL
Synonym: Potentilla simplex
Coefficient of Conservatism: 2
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Included in P. simplex in Michigan Flora.

Our few, scattered specimens of this apparently more eastern species are from dry to moist open savannas, apparently in sandy soils. This species may be overlooked as depauperate P. simplex. See the discussion under P. simplex for additional distinctions.

Locations

Berrien County
Cass County
Crawford County
Lapeer County
Lenawee County
Van Buren County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 11, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2843.