[Cinquefoils: The Genera Comarum, Dasiphora, Drymocallis and Potentilla East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Cordilleran Drymocallis, Sharp-toothed Cinquefoil, Tall Cinquefoil, Valley Cinquefoil

Drymocallis arguta

Synonyms: Drymocallis convallaria, Potentilla arguta, Potentilla arguta ssp. convallaria, Potentilla arguta var. convallaria, Potentilla convallaria

Flowers of Cordilleran Drymocallis, Sharp-toothed Cinquefoil, Tall Cinquefoil, Valley Cinquefoil: Drymocallis arguta (Synonyms: Drymocallis convallaria, Potentilla arguta, Potentilla arguta ssp. convallaria, Potentilla arguta var. convallaria, Potentilla convallaria)

Inflorescence of tall cinquefoil as seen at the base of Steptoe Butte in eastern Washington........June 22, 2009. The branches of the inflorescence are nearly erect and hold the flowers so that the inflorescence is nearly flat-topped.

Flowers of Cordilleran Drymocallis, Sharp-toothed Cinquefoil, Tall Cinquefoil, Valley Cinquefoil: Drymocallis arguta (Synonyms: Drymocallis convallaria, Potentilla arguta, Potentilla arguta ssp. convallaria, Potentilla arguta var. convallaria, Potentilla convallaria) - Calyx of Cordilleran Drymocallis, Sharp-toothed Cinquefoil, Tall Cinquefoil, Valley Cinquefoil: Drymocallis arguta (Synonyms: Drymocallis convallaria, Potentilla arguta, Potentilla arguta ssp. convallaria, Potentilla arguta var. convallaria, Potentilla convallaria) - Flower of Cordilleran Drymocallis, Sharp-toothed Cinquefoil, Tall Cinquefoil, Valley Cinquefoil: Drymocallis arguta (Synonyms: Drymocallis convallaria, Potentilla arguta, Potentilla arguta ssp. convallaria, Potentilla arguta var. convallaria, Potentilla convallaria)

Close-up views of the flowers and calyx of tall cinquefoil as seen at the base of Steptoe Butte in eastern Washington.........June 22, 2009. Note the pale, creamy petals and numerous spreading, gland-tipped hairs on the calyx and pedicels.

Basal leaves of Cordilleran Drymocallis, Sharp-toothed Cinquefoil, Tall Cinquefoil, Valley Cinquefoil: Drymocallis arguta (Synonyms: Drymocallis convallaria, Potentilla arguta, Potentilla arguta ssp. convallaria, Potentilla arguta var. convallaria, Potentilla convallaria)

Close-up view of the basal leaves and lower stem of tall cinquefoil as seen at the base of Steptoe Butte in eastern Washington.........June 22, 2009.

Flower and upper stem leaves of Cordilleran Drymocallis, Sharp-toothed Cinquefoil, Tall Cinquefoil, Valley Cinquefoil: Drymocallis arguta (Synonyms: Drymocallis convallaria, Potentilla arguta, Potentilla arguta ssp. convallaria, Potentilla arguta var. convallaria, Potentilla convallaria)

Basal leaf of Cordilleran Drymocallis, Sharp-toothed Cinquefoil, Tall Cinquefoil, Valley Cinquefoil: Drymocallis arguta (Synonyms: Drymocallis convallaria, Potentilla arguta, Potentilla arguta ssp. convallaria, Potentilla arguta var. convallaria, Potentilla convallaria) - Cordilleran Drymocallis, Sharp-toothed Cinquefoil, Tall Cinquefoil, Valley Cinquefoil: Drymocallis arguta (Synonyms: Drymocallis convallaria, Potentilla arguta, Potentilla arguta ssp. convallaria, Potentilla arguta var. convallaria, Potentilla convallaria) - Upper stem and inflorescence of Cordilleran Drymocallis, Sharp-toothed Cinquefoil, Tall Cinquefoil, Valley Cinquefoil: Drymocallis arguta (Synonyms: Drymocallis convallaria, Potentilla arguta, Potentilla arguta ssp. convallaria, Potentilla arguta var. convallaria, Potentilla convallaria)

Additional close-up views of valley cinquefoil as seen on rocky slopes above the Painted Rocks, Little Spokane River Natural Area.........May 23, 2010.

Cordilleran Drymocallis, Sharp-toothed Cinquefoil, Tall Cinquefoil, Valley Cinquefoil: Drymocallis arguta (Synonyms: Drymocallis convallaria, Potentilla arguta, Potentilla arguta ssp. convallaria, Potentilla arguta var. convallaria, Potentilla convallaria) - Cordilleran Drymocallis, Sharp-toothed Cinquefoil, Tall Cinquefoil, Valley Cinquefoil: Drymocallis arguta (Synonyms: Drymocallis convallaria, Potentilla arguta, Potentilla arguta ssp. convallaria, Potentilla arguta var. convallaria, Potentilla convallaria)

Cordilleran Drymocallis, Sharp-toothed Cinquefoil, Tall Cinquefoil, Valley Cinquefoil: Drymocallis arguta (Synonyms: Drymocallis convallaria, Potentilla arguta, Potentilla arguta ssp. convallaria, Potentilla arguta var. convallaria, Potentilla convallaria) - Cordilleran Drymocallis, Sharp-toothed Cinquefoil, Tall Cinquefoil, Valley Cinquefoil: Drymocallis arguta (Synonyms: Drymocallis convallaria, Potentilla arguta, Potentilla arguta ssp. convallaria, Potentilla arguta var. convallaria, Potentilla convallaria)

Tall cinquefoil as seen at the western edge of FS Road #4215 in Antler Prairie, Ochoco National Forest...........May 27, 2016.

Inflorescence of Cordilleran Drymocallis, Sharp-toothed Cinquefoil, Tall Cinquefoil, Valley Cinquefoil: Drymocallis arguta (Synonyms: Drymocallis convallaria, Potentilla arguta, Potentilla arguta ssp. convallaria, Potentilla arguta var. convallaria, Potentilla convallaria) - Cordilleran Drymocallis, Sharp-toothed Cinquefoil, Tall Cinquefoil, Valley Cinquefoil: Drymocallis arguta (Synonyms: Drymocallis convallaria, Potentilla arguta, Potentilla arguta ssp. convallaria, Potentilla arguta var. convallaria, Potentilla convallaria)

Tall cinquefoil as seen along the Bandit Springs Trail about 100 meters northeast of the Bandit Springs Sno-park near the Ochoco Divide, Ochoco National Forest.........June 23, 2017.

Paul Slichter