Potentilla multifida L. aggregate;
France, Switzerland, Italy, Sweden, Azerbaijan, Gruziya, E-European Russia,
Latvia (introduced), Siberia (W-Siberia, C-Siberia), Russian Far East,
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Iran (EC-Iran), Afghanistan (Badakshan, Wakhan,
Baghlan, Bamyan, Ghazni, Ghorat, Kabul, Kunar / Nuristan, Logar, Wardak, Parwan,
Takhar), Jammu & Kashmir (Ladakh, Rupshu, Leh, Zanskar, Kashmir), N-India,
Pakistan (Kurram, Chitral), Pakistani Kashmir (Deosai, Gilgit, Astor), China
(Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Mongol, Qinghai, Shaanxi,
Sichuan, Yunnan), Tibet, North Korea, Mongolia as per Catalogue of Life;
Rosaceae herb : 9 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2)
Potentilla sp ?, prostrate herb near the Leh – Keylong Highway
Thanks, … But does not match with images at
Potentilla multifida var. multifida ??
This is Potentilla multifida agg. There are many species included in the aggregate – all practically indistinguishable for a non-specialist.
ID help for unknown Potentilla : 5 posts by 3 authors. 1 correct image as above.
Location : Zara Valley, Ladakh
Elevation : 5000m.
Date : 3 August 2020
Habit : Dry rock slope
I think these are the same species but may not be!!!
Image 2 looks like Potentilla pamirica Th.Wolf!
Image 1 Potentilla multifida L. ??
Please check Potentilla !
To me looks different from these two species as per Potentilla multifida and
May I request you to pl. post high resolution images for proper id.
Potentillas are tricky even when you have a herbary specimen, not speaking about low resolution images. I agree that the first image could be placed with some certainty in Potentilla multifida agg. The second I don’t dare guess, but I am sure it is not Potentilla pamirica as was suggested. It´s all a job for experts.