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Sulphur Cinquefoil

Potentilla recta


Plants approximately 9-10 inches tall. Flower radially symmetrical; has five petals 8-15 mm long, pale sulphur yellow; shallowly notched on the rounded tip; sepals 5-10mm long, acute; 25-30 stamens. Leaves alternate; palmately compound; 5-7 leaflets; stipules entire and hairy; leaflets coarsely serrate to narrowly comb-like Stem hairy.


Plant growing in grass by road; in full sun.

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Georgia, USA

Spotted on May 2, 2017
Submitted on May 3, 2017

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