Jan. 16, 2020

elegant cinquefoil, Potentilla concinna

This elegant cinquefoil may be the most beautiful species of Potentilla, but there are an awful lot of them to pick from. Flora of North America has 98 species; there are about 400 around the world. This one is a plant of higher altitudes in AK, AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, ND, NE, NV, SD, UT, WY, AB, MB, and SK. Clear Creek Co CO, 6/18/13.