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Rough-Fruited Cinquefoil (Potenilla recta)
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Other common names: Sulphur Cinquefoil
Family: Rosacae (Rose)
Height: 1 to 2 ft.
Blooms: May to August
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size: 0.75 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Montour Trail
Notes: May have 5-7 rays.
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- Rough Cinquefoil
Rough-fruited cinquefoil is paler in color, hairier. Rough-fruited has 5 leaflets, while Norwegian/Rough has 3.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.