Sulfur Cinquefoil

Potentilla recta

Family Rose (Rosaceae)
Bloom Summer
Habitat Meadows, roadsides
Status Non-Native
Cycle Perennial
Height 6-24″
Flower Flowers are a pale yellow with 5 petals, each with a rounded notch on the end. The center of the flower is a darker yellow disk.
Leaf Leaves are plamately compound and at the base are long-stalked and have 5-7 narrow, toothed leaflets that are hairy on both surfaces. Higher on the stalk, leaves are short-stalked and smaller.
Notes Stems are hairy and erect.

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