[Cinquefoils of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Cliff Drymocallis, Rocky Mountain Sticky Cinquefoil, Sticky Cinquefoil

Drymocallis pseudorupestris var. saxicola

Synonyms: Potentilla glandulosa, Potentilla glandulosa ssp. pseudorupestris, Potentilla glandulosa var. pseudorupestris

Flower of Cliff Drymocallis, Rocky Mountain Sticky Cinquefoil, Sticky Cinquefoil: Drymocallis pseudorupestris var. saxicola (Synonyms: Potentilla glandulosa, Potentilla glandulosa ssp. pseudorupestris, Potentilla glandulosa var. pseudorupestris)

The photo above shows a close-up view of the flower of gland cinquefoil as seen atop Little Mt. Adams at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams...................July 16, 2005. Note that the petals are light yellow in color and are longer than the sepals.

Flower of Cliff Drymocallis, Rocky Mountain Sticky Cinquefoil, Sticky Cinquefoil: Drymocallis pseudorupestris var. saxicola (Synonyms: Potentilla glandulosa, Potentilla glandulosa ssp. pseudorupestris, Potentilla glandulosa var. pseudorupestris)

The photo above shows another close-up view of the flower of gland cinquefoil as seen atop Little Mt. Adams at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams...................July 16, 2005. Note that the sepals and pedicels are densely covered with gland-tipped hairs and that the petals are longer than the sepals.

Cliff Drymocallis, Rocky Mountain Sticky Cinquefoil, Sticky Cinquefoil: Drymocallis pseudorupestris var. saxicola (Synonyms: Potentilla glandulosa, Potentilla glandulosa ssp. pseudorupestris, Potentilla glandulosa var. pseudorupestris)

The photo above shows a view of the form of gland cinquefoil as seen atop Little Mt. Adams at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams...................July 16, 2005.

Inflorescence of Cliff Drymocallis, Rocky Mountain Sticky Cinquefoil, Sticky Cinquefoil: Drymocallis pseudorupestris var. saxicola (Synonyms: Potentilla glandulosa, Potentilla glandulosa ssp. pseudorupestris, Potentilla glandulosa var. pseudorupestris)

The photo above shows another close-up view of the open inflorescence of gland cinquefoil as seen atop Little Mt. Adams at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams...................July 16, 2005. Although hard to detail here, the plants had numerous gland-tipped hairs.

Cliff Drymocallis, Rocky Mountain Sticky Cinquefoil, Sticky Cinquefoil: Drymocallis pseudorupestris var. saxicola (Synonyms: Potentilla glandulosa, Potentilla glandulosa ssp. pseudorupestris, Potentilla glandulosa var. pseudorupestris)

The photo above shows the typical florm of gland cinquefoil as seen atop Little Mt. Adams at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams...................July 16, 2005. All the plants seen at this location were generally less than 30 cm high. The leaflets generally have fewer than 10 teeth at their margins, and the plants are frequently found on open, rocky slopes and outcrops near or above the treeline.

Flower of Cliff Drymocallis, Rocky Mountain Sticky Cinquefoil, Sticky Cinquefoil: Drymocallis pseudorupestris var. saxicola (Synonyms: Potentilla glandulosa, Potentilla glandulosa ssp. pseudorupestris, Potentilla glandulosa var. pseudorupestris)

The photo above shows another close-up view of the flowers of gland cinquefoil as seen atop Little Mt. Adams at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams...................July 16, 2005. Note that the creamy, light yellow petals are longer than the sepals.

Cliff Drymocallis, Rocky Mountain Sticky Cinquefoil, Sticky Cinquefoil: Drymocallis pseudorupestris var. saxicola (Synonyms: Potentilla glandulosa, Potentilla glandulosa ssp. pseudorupestris, Potentilla glandulosa var. pseudorupestris)

The photo above shows the form of sticky cinquefoil (var. pseudorupestris) as seen on Little Mt. Adams..................July 17, 2006.

Paul Slichter