Potentilla simplex Michx. - Cinquefoil, Five Finger
Family - Rosaceae
Stems - No info. yet.
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Flowers - No info. yet.
Calyx and hypanthium.
Flowering - April - June.
Habitat - Rocky open woods, prairies, fallow fields, railroads.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This little trailing species can be found throughout Missouri. It is much more common than the similar P. canadensis L. which can only be found in the Ozark region of the state.
Photographs taken at Whetstone Creek Conservation Area, Callaway County, MO., 5-4-04.