Potentilla pensylvanica (Pennsylvania Cinquefoil)
Family: Rosaceae (Rose)
     
Pennsylvania Cinquefoil has twice pinnately divided leaves. The edges of the leaflets are rolled under, which is best seen by looking at the back of the leaf. The rolled edges appear dark green in contrast to the white pubescence on the bottom of the leaf.  Plants grow to a height of 24 inches, but are often shorter at higher elevations.

Vegetation zone:  Foothills, Montane, Subalpine
Time of bloom:  June - August
Origin:  Native
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers