Sulphur Cinquefoil – 6/14/20

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 6/14/20

Observation Time: 4:30 p.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Farm (TTOR)

Common Name: Sulphur cinquefoil

Scientific Name: Potentilla recta

Comments: Also known as rough-fruited cinquefoil, this wildflower is native to Europe and Asia. Introduced and naturalized in North America. Found along roads and in disturbed sites. Thrives in full sun and tolerates dry conditions. Flowers from June to August. Blossoms have five heart-shaped petals.

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