Mt. Rainier Flora --
Potentilla gracilis -- (Graceful Cinquefoil)
Much less common than the subalpine Fan-leaf Cinquefoil, this is a tall plant of lower elevations. It has palmately-divided, lobed leaves with coarse teeth, and the stems bear a few flowers with notched, bright yellow petals.
Author: Susan McDougall
Naches Peak trail, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.8626, -121.5095, 5773
Date: August 3, 2013
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