Plant A Day – Norwegian Cinquefoil

Norwegian Cinquefoil Potentilla norvegica

Norwegian Cinquefoil
Potentilla norvegica

The Norwegian Cinquefoil is also known as Rough Cinquefoil, a reference to its rough stem and rough appearance.

Look for the calyx lobes (leaf looking things under the flower petals) to be a bit longer than the petals.  Other than that, the other distinguishing aspect is the leaves, which have only three leaflets.

Leave have three leaflets.

Leave have three leaflets.

Hairy stem

Hairy stem

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