Rosaceae
Potentilla diversifolia

Mountain Meadow Cinquefoil

Tuft of greenish to grayish leaves with ascending flower stems. Stems clustered, hairy above, hairless at base. Basal leaves palmately divided to 3–5(–7) lobes, toothed on outer end, central leaflet 1/2–1 1/2 in. long. Flowers to 20 with yellow oval petals and 20 stamens. Grows mostly in moist meadows and rocky areas in subalpine and alpine.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Mid Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 4--15 inches
  • Habitat: Subalpine, Alpine
  • Found In: Olympic NP, Mt. Rainier NP, Wallowas, Steens, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes