Rosaceae
Dasiphora floribunda

Shrubby Cinquefoil

Woody shrub with many crowded upright stems. Leaves divided; leaflets 3–7, oval, with inrolled edges, pointed at tip, less than 1 in. long, entire, lightly covered with silky hairs. Flowers 1 to few at ends of twigs, with 5 yellow petals, many stamens. Grows in meadows, moist rocky slopes, at high elevations. Circumboreal. Often cultivated, where many attractive garden varieties have been produced.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 2--4 feet
  • Habitat: Subalpine, Meadow, Alpine
  • Found In: Olympic NP, Mt. Rainier NP, Wallowas, Steens, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes