Potentilla norvegica

Common Name: 
rough cinquefoil
Scientific Name: 
Potentilla norvegica L.
Family Name: 
Rosaceae - Rose Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
native annual, winter annual, or biennial, reproducing by seed
upright or sometimes spreading, rough haired
Stems of Rough Cinquefoil
Stems of Rough Cinquefoil
alternate, compound, palmate, petioled (longer above, shorter above), 3 leaflets; leaflets obovate to oblanceolate, coarsely toothed, hairy above and below
Leaves of Rough Cinquefoil
Leaves of Rough Cinquefoil
5-petaled, yellow, petals shorter than sepals; clusters, terminal
Flowers of Rough Cinquefoil