Potentilla arguta - Prairie Cinquefoil
Prairie Cinquefoil (Potentilla arguta) is a mainly unbranched perennial except slightly towards the top of its central stem. Its sturdy stem and pinnate compound leaves are light green and covered with white hairs. The 3 - 11 leaflets form primarily at the base of the plant, and are heavily serrated along its edges. The flowers are crowded in a cluster at the apex of the plant, and consist of 5 white petals, 5 light green sepals, and yellow stamens. It has ultra-violet reflecting patterns not apparent to the human eye, but noticed by most pollinators to help guide them to its flowers.
Soil Moisture: Moderate, Dry
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Height: 2' - 3'
Spread: 1' - 2'
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 7
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: June, July, August
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