Connecticut Plants
Silvery Cinquefoil
Potentilla argentea L.
  • Family: rose (Rosaceae)
  • Habitat: roadsides and waste places in dry soil
  • Height: 4-20 inches
  • Flower size: 1/4 to 3/8 inch across
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: June to September
  • Origin: Eurasia
Potentilla argentea L.
Potentilla argentea L.
Potentilla argentea L.

"The undersides of silver cinquefoil leaves are whitened with fine hairs. <a href=""argentinaanse.html"">Silverweed is a related plant that also has silver color on its leaves, but the leaf shape is different."