Species Details

Potentilla hickmanii

Hickman's cinquefoil

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Scientific Name:
Potentilla hickmanii Eastw.
Common Name:
Hickman's cinquefoil
Family: Rosaceae
Element Code: PDROS1B370
USDA Plants Symbol: POHI5
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Aug
Elevation:
10 - 149 meters
35 - 490 feet
General Habitat:
  • Coastal bluff scrub
  • Closed-cone coniferous forest
  • Meadows and seeps (vernally mesic)
  • Marshes and swamps (freshwater)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Seriously threatened by urbanization, recreational activities, non-native grasses, grazing, and the proposed Devil's Slide Bypass highway project. Collections from SON Co. are actually P. uliginosa. See Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 29:77-78 (1902) for original description, and Fremontia 21(1):25-29 (1993) and 24(1):3-11 (1996) for species accounts.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 4
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 1 0 2 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 2
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 2
Possibly Extirpated 1
Presumed Extirpated 1
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Monterey (MNT), San Mateo (SMT)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Montara Mountain (3712254), Monterey (3612158)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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