Drymocallis fissa

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Scientific Name Drymocallis fissa (Potentilla fissa) USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Leafy Cinquefoil ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Rosaceae (Rose) efloras.org
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Description Foothills to subalpine life zones, open areas, gravelly slopes, roadsides, streamsides; erect perennial to 14 inches tall, leafy, sticky stems; compound leaves with 4 to 6 pairs of toothed, sticky and hairy leaflets; yellow saucer-shaped flowers up to 1 inch across in clusters with 5 bright yellow rounded petals, 5 sepals and 5 bractlets. Descr. excerpt from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel. Colorado Status

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