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Shrubby Cinquefoil

Golden-hardhack or potentilla is a low, rounded shrub, 3-4 ft. high and equally as wide, with dainty, grayish-green, pinnately compound leaves and long-blooming, showy, yellow flowers. Fall color is insignificant and leaves may or may not be evergreen depending on locality.

Shrubby Cinquefoil is in the rose family (family Rosaceae), which includes about 2000 species of trees, shrubs, and herbs worldwide; approximately 77 native and 9 naturalized tree species and many species of shrubs and herbs in North America.

Shrubby cinquefoilGolden hardhackPotentillaDasiphora fruticosa