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Norwegian Cinquefoil (Potentilla norvegica)

Norwegian Cinquefoil (Potentilla Norvegica) http://www.sagebud.com/norwegian-cinquefoil-potentilla-norvegica
Credit: Johann Georg Sturm (Painter: Jacob Sturm) | Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen. | License: PD Old
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Potentilla Norvegica, or more commonly know as Norwegian Cinquefoil, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Potentilla. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Potentilla Norvegica or Norwegian Cinquefoil's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Potentilla
  • Family: Rosaceae
  • Order: Rosales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual Biennial Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (NI) GL (I) SPM (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU) 2(FAC-) 3(FAC) 4(FAC) 5(FAC) 6(FAC) 7(FAC) 8(FAC-) 9(FAC) 0(FAC*) A(FAC)


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