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Tall cinquefoil [Drymocallis arguta]

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Common Name: Tall cinquefoil
Scientic Name: Drymocallis arguta
Colors: White
Months Appearing: July, August

Also called Prairie cinquefoil. Old name is Potentilla arguta.

Flower: Sepals as long as petals. Creamy colored. Only a few flowers open at the same time.

Leaves : Compound (7-11 leaflets), coarsely toothed or double toothed. Hairy. Stem leaves smaller.

Stem: Sticky glandular hairs.

1-3 ft tall.

Sun, prairies. August 1, Newago Prairie, Michigan. 1881,1891,1889


Height of Plant

more than 2 feet (60 cm)