Potentilla hickmanii

Hickman's Cinquefoil

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A small perennial herb in the rose family. It is restricted to two general areas, one in San Mateo County and one in Monterey County, where it occurs within coastal terrace prairie habitat. The coastal terrace prairie habitat that the species occurs in has been subjected to alteration and destruction due to development, changes in hydrologic regime, and invasion by nonative species.

Scientific Name

Potentilla hickmanii
Common Name
Hickman's cinquefoil
Hickman's potentilla
FWS Category
Flowering Plants

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