Common or Old-field Cinquefoil
Common or Old-field Cinquefoil
Potentilla simplex
Rose Family - Rosaceae
The compound leaves have 5 leaflets in which the coarse teeth tend to be confined to the upper three-quarters of each leaflet. Stems may be reddish in colour with limited hairs.
(Photographed - June & July)
This low, trailing and weak-stemmed herb has single, 5-petalled, yellow flowers (about inch wide) borne on long stalks that arise from the leaf axils.
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