CPC Plant Profile: Garland Prairie Cinquefoil
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Garland Prairie Cinquefoil (Potentilla arizonica)

Potentilla arizonica Photo Credit: Sheila Murray
Description
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Rosaceae
  • State: AZ
  • Nature Serve ID: 907338
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 10/29/2019

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Updates
Center for Plant Conservation
  • 10/08/2021
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

In accordance with the CPC and USFS Rare Plant Seed Banking Agreement, on August 7, 2019, Sheila Murray from The Arboretum at Flagstaff made a conservation seed collection of Potentilla arizonica from behind the main Forest Service office building in Kaibab National Forest, in a wash downstream from Bennett Spring. Only five of the population’s 20 individuals were reproductively mature, but all produced copious seed. Sheila collected an estimated 2100 seeds from these five individuals.  Seed was split and banked between The Arboretum at Flagstaff and the National Laboratory for Genetic Resources Preservation in Fort Collins, CO.

Sheila Murray
  • 10/30/2019
  • Seed Collection

The Arboretum at Flagstaff has collected seed of Potentilla arizonica from 5 maternal lines from a population of 20 individuals located at:  AZ, Coconino County, Williams, Kaibab Forest Service Office, behind main building, in wash downstream from Bennett Spring (Accession #2019-0046). The total number of seed collected for long-term storage is 2100.

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Nomenclature
Taxon Potentilla arizonica
Authority Greene
Family Rosaceae
CPC Number 46996
ITIS 836698
USDA
Common Names Garland Prairie cinquefoil
Associated Scientific Names Ivesia pinnatifida | Potentilla arizonica
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
Arizona S1
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
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Reintroduction
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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