Potentilla pulcherrima (Beautiful Cinquefoil)
Family: Rosaceae (Rose)
        
Potentilla pulcherrima has palmate leaves with five leaflets. Leaves are dark green and smooth above with gray, hairy undersides. Flowers are yellow with an orange spot near the base of each petal. Sepals have long white hairs. Plants grow to a height of 12 to 30 inches and are often found on moist sites.

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