Potentilla glandulosa

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common names Sticky cinquefoil

Abbreviation code: POGL

Taxonomy

  • Kingdom: Plantae
  • (unranked): Angiosperms
  • (unranked): Eudicots
  • Order: Rosales
  • Family: Rosaceae
  • Genus: Potentilla
  • Species: P. glandulosa

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Sticky Cinquefoil is a one to two foot tall perennial with creamy yellow flowers. It has soft pinnately compound leaves and red stems. It is a highly variable perennial forb. Erect stems arise 4 to 24 inches (10-60 cm) from a loosely branched caudex. The mostly basal leaves are pinnately compound and sharply serrate. Leaves and stems are glandular pubescent. Flowers are few to many in a flat-topped cyme. Fruits are glabrous achenes.

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