Potentilla argentea

Common Name: 
silvery cinquefoil
Scientific Name: 
Potentilla argentea L.
Family Name: 
Rosaceae - Rose Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
introduced perennial, reproducing by seed
prostrate with ascending tips, branched, white pubescent
Stems of Silvrey Cinquefoil
alternate, palmate compound, 5 to 7 leaflets; leaflets stalked, deeply toothed, down-turned margins, undersurface white and wooly - appears silver
Leaves of Silvery Cinquefoil
Leaves of Silvery Cinquefoil
5-petaled, yellow; terminal clusters
Flowers of Silvery Cinquefoil