[Cinquefoils Found East of the Cascade Crest of Oregon and Washington]

Silver Cinquefoil, Silvery Cinquefoil

Potentilla argentea var. argentea

Synonym: Fragaria argentea

Close-up of the flower of Silvery Cinquefoil, Silver Cinquefoil: Potentilla argentea var. argentea (Synonym: Fragaria argentea)

The photo above shows a close-up of the flower of silvery cinquefoil. Note that the broad, oval petals are longer than the sepals. Photographed at the northeastern entrance to Trombetta Canyon in northeastern Washington........June 24, 2006.

Ventral leaf surface of Silvery Cinquefoil, Silver Cinquefoil: Potentilla argentea var. argentea (Synonym: Fragaria argentea)

The photo above shows the silvery coat of hairs on the underside of the palmately compound leaves of silvery cinquefoil. Note the broad, leafy stipules at the base of the leaf. Photographed at the northeastern entrance to Trombetta Canyon in northeastern Washington..........June 24, 2006.

Flower of Silvery Cinquefoil, Silver Cinquefoil: Potentilla argentea var. argentea (Synonym: Fragaria argentea) - Leafy stem of Silvery Cinquefoil, Silver Cinquefoil: Potentilla argentea var. argentea (Synonym: Fragaria argentea)

Silvery cinquefoil as seen on slopes just east of Lost Lake Fen, Okanogan National Forest..........July 12, 2015.

Flower of Silvery Cinquefoil, Silver Cinquefoil: Potentilla argentea var. argentea (Synonym: Fragaria argentea)

The photo above shows a close-up of the flower of silvery cinquefoil. Photographed at the northeastern entrance to Trombetta Canyon in northeastern Washington.........June 24, 2006.

Silvery Cinquefoil, Silver Cinquefoil: Potentilla argentea var. argentea (Synonym: Fragaria argentea)

The photo above shows the leafy stem of silvery cinquefoil with branched inflorescence at its apex. Photographed at the northeastern entrance to Trombetta Canyon in northeastern Washington.........June 24, 2006.

Paul Slichter