Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Common Cinquefoil

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Potentilla simplex

Flower Description:

Five-petaled, yellow flowers.

FamilyRosaceae
Season BloomApril - June
HabitatMember of the rose family, which includes herbs, shrubs, and trees with mostly prickly stems. Special Value to Native Bees.
Cycle
Height0-1'
Leaf DescriptionA familiar plant with prostrate stems, which root at the nodes, and flowers and leaves arising from runners on separate stalks. Runners are 6-20", Five-parted leaves.
Soil Type Dry
Light Source Shade, Partial Shade
LocationWoodland