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Dasiphora Rafinesque. Subfamily: Rosoideae. Tribe: Potentilleae. Subtribe: Fragariinae. Shrubby-cinquefoil.

A genus of about 12-15 species, shrubs, of Asia and North America. Molecular phylogenetic studies indicate that this genus is more closely related to Alchemilla, Aphanes, Drymocallis, Fragaria, Sibbaldia, and other genera outside our area than to Potentilla (Eriksson et al. 2003).

Ref: Eriksson et al. (2003); Ertter (2007); Ertter & Reveal (2014b) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2014); Kalkman In Kubitzki et al. (2004); Klackenberg (1983); Robertson (1974). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Dasiphora fruticosa ssp. floribunda, Big Thompson River Valley, Rocky Mountain National Park, Larimer County, Colorado 1 by Alan Cressler | Dasiphora floribunda source | Original Image ⭷


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