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Cinquefoil (Potentilla)

The cinquefoil (five fingers) is of the rose family. The flower is yellow and consists of five petals; they are not to be confused with buttercups. In the image below we see the five fingers. (The leaves mid-left, are not of the cinquefoil.)

Cinquefoil

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Peter Landry

2011