Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Potentilla glaucophylla -- (Varied-leaf Cinquefoil)

presented by Susan McDougall

Potentilla glaucophylla

A species of rocky habitat and dry meadows, Varied-leaf Cinquefoil is fairly common above 6,000 feet at the Park. It is tufted with short stems and palmately divided leaves, toothed above the middle. The flowers are yellow and densely packed in groups of 5-20. This is variety glaucophylla.

Author: Susan McDougall
Second Burroughs Mountain, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.9063, -121.6901, 7381
Date: August 26, 2014

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