Potentilla arguta

Potentilla arguta


Prairie Cinquefoil Category:


Key Information:

Soil: Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Height: 1-3 feet
Color: Yellow
Bloom: June – September

More Details:

Suggested Uses: Prairie Cinquefoil is a nice ground cover for dry prairies and open woodlands. A great addition to upland portions of shoreline restoration projects!

Native Range: Native to northern latitudes of the contiguous U.S. and Canada. Native throughout the state of Minnesota.

Pollinators: Small bees and flies.

Flowers: The flowers have 5 heart-shaped petals. They grow in clusters.

Leaves: The soft, hairy leaves are pinnately compound.

Name: Cinquefoil means “5 petaled.”

More information: USDA plant profile

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs

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