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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales
Rough-fruited Cinquefoil, Sulphur Cinquefoil, Sulphur Five-fingers
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JK Marlow s090523_h
May Greenville County SC
Leaves palmately compound, stipules pectinate [comb-like] to entire, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
COMPARE leaves of Fragaria and Potentilla
Ben Geer Keys bgk1145_a
Sepals 5-10mm long, acute, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_p_recta_sulphur
The 5 petals are pale yellow & shallowly notched on the rounded tip, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.
COMPARE flowers of Cinquefoil and Strawberry species
JK Marlow s050626_f
June Jackson County NC
Blue Ridge Parkway
Leaflets coarsely serrate to narrowly pectinate [comb-like], per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
JK Marlow jkm060710_127
July Tucker County WV
Monongahela National Forest
Petals 8-15 mm long, pale (sulphur) yellow, per Weakley's Flora.