Potentilla recta

Common Name: 
sulfur cinquefoil, round-fruited cinquefoil
Scientific Name: 
Potentilla recta L.
Family Name: 
Rosaceae - Rose Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
introduced perennial, reproducing by seed
upright, hairy, heavily branched
Stems of Sulfur Cinquefoil
Stems of Sulfur Cinquefoil
alternate, palmate compound, 5 to 7 leaflets; leaflets oblanceolate to obovate, toothed, hairy above and below
Leaves of Sulfur Cinquefoil
5-petaled, pale yellow, petals notched; terminal clusters
Flowers of Sulfur Cinquefoil
Flowers of Sulfur Cinquefoil