Dasiphora fruticosa (L.) Rydb.
Common Name: SHRUBBY CINQUEFOIL
Synonym: Potentilla fruticosa
Coefficient of Conservatism: 8
Coefficient of Wetness: -3
Wetness Index: FACW
Physiognomy: Nt Shrub

Potentilla fruticosa of Michigan Flora.

Wet open ground and thickets around lakes and streams, especially calcareous interdunal flats and rocky shores; fens, and open sedgy conifer swamps (especially with tamarack), an indicator of alkaline conditions, meadows.

The numerous bright yellow flowers make this an attractive shrub for cultivation, and it is sometimes grown as an ornamental.

Locations

Alcona County
Alger County
Allegan County
Alpena County
Antrim County
Barry County
Bay County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Branch County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Charlevoix County
    Including Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
    Including Drummond Island
Clare County
Clinton County
Crawford County
Delta County
Emmet County
Grand Traverse County
Gratiot County
Hillsdale County
Houghton County
Ingham County
Iosco County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Lapeer County
Leelanau County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Luce County
Mackinac County
    Including Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Macomb County
Marquette County
Mecosta County
Menominee County
Midland County
Missaukee County
Montcalm County
Montmorency County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Ogemaw County
Otsego County
Presque Isle County
Roscommon County
Schoolcraft County
Shiawassee County
St. Clair County
St. Joseph County
Washtenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 13, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2504.