Shrubby cinquefoil
Shrubby cinquefoil
Potentilla fruticosa
Rose Family - Rosaceae
  Pathology Images Inc. 2001 to  2002
A 1 to 3 foot tall shrub-like herb with hairy, woody, red-brown stems and 5-petalled, yellow flowers that are about inches wide. Leaves alternate and divided into 5 to 7 entire, lance-shaped leaflets each to 1 inch long. Underside of leaves finely hairy and grayish in colour compared to the green upper surface.
(Photographed at Eagle Lake - August 31, 2002)