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Plant Details

Potentilla recta

Sulphur Cinquefoil, Sulphur Five-fingers

Scientific Name:

Potentilla recta

Common Name:

Sulphur Cinquefoil, Sulphur Five-fingers

Plant Family

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Native/Alien:

Not Native to US

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

yellow

Size in Feet:

1

Light:

Sun

Soil Moisture:

Sub mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

Apr - Jul

Bloom Area:

Statewide

Habitat Description:

“Fields, pastures, roadsides, other disturbed areas” (Weakley 2015). Common non-native throughout NC.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

Native of Europe.

Bloom close up

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©2004 by Philip A. Thomas (imagesbypt@philipt.com)

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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