Botanical name: Potentilla polyphylla Family: Rosaceae (Rose family)
Synonyms: Potentilla mooniana
Many Leaved Cinquefoil is a plant which can be easily distinguished by its leaves which have many elliptic toothed leaflets of varying sizes. The larger leaflets, 1.3-4 cm, alternate with much smaller ones. Flowers are yellow, 8-13 mm across, borne either in a lax erect leafy cluster, or in a short flat-topped cluster. Sepal cup is shaggy haired. Leaves are 15-25 cm long. The plant has several stems, growing 10-40 cm long. Many Leaved Cinquefoil is found in the Himalayas, from Uttarakhand to Bhutan, at altitudes of 2400-4000 m. Flowering: June-July.
The flower labeled Many Leaved Cinquefoil is ...