Marsh Cinquefoil, Purple Marshlocks: Comarum palustre (Synonyms: Comarum palustris var. villosum, Potentilla palustris, Potentilla palustris var. parvifolia, Potentilla palustris var. villosa, Potentilla palustris var. villosum) - Collected by Suksdorf in wetlands around Bingen, WA.
Valley Cinquefoil, Sharp-toothed Cinquefoil: Drymocallis convallaria (Synonyms: Potentilla arguta, Potentilla arguta ssp. convallaria, Potentilla arguta var. convallaria, Potentilla convallaria) - A collection from near Odell, OR in 1921.
Idaho Drymocallis, Sticky Cinquefoil: Drymocallis glabrata (Synonyms: Drymocallis glabrata, Potentilla glandulosa ssp. glabrata, Potentilla glandulosa ssp. intermedia, Potentilla glandulosa var. intermedia) - Not in the Gorge?
Greene's Drymocallis, Sticky Cinquefoil: Drymocallis glandulosa var. glandulosa (Synonyms:, Potentilla glandulosa ssp. glandulosa, Potentilla glandulosa ssp. typica, Potentilla glandulosa var. campanulata, Potentilla glandulosa var. glandulosa, Potentilla glandulosa var. incisa, Potentilla rhomboidea, Potentilla valida) - Herbage often sticky. Leaves pinnately compound with 5-9 leaflets. Petals light yellow (sometimes almost whitish) to lemon yellow, and either shorter than the sepals or longer, depending on the variety.
Sticky Cinquefoil: Drymocallis glandulosa var. reflexa (Synonyms: Drymocallis reflexa, Potentilla glandulosa ssp. reflexa, Potentilla glandulosa var. reflexa, Potentilla reflexa) - Not in the Gorge?
Austin's Drymocallis, Nevada Cinquefoil: Drymocallis lactea var. lactea (Synonyms: Drymocallis lactea var. austiniae, Potentilla glandulosa ssp. nevadensis, Potentilla glandulosa var. austiniae, Potentilla glandulosa var. nevadensis, Potentilla pumila) -
Rhomboid Sticky Cinquefoil: Drymocallis rhomboidea (Synonyms: Potentilla glandulosa ssp. globosa, Potentilla rhomboidea) -
Common Silverweed, Silverweed, Silvery Cinquefoil: Potentilla anserina ssp. anserina (Synonyms: Potentilla anserina var. anserina, Potentilla anserina var. concolor, Potentilla anserina var. sericea) - A grayish, silky-haired perennial which is somewhat strawberrylike. Typically prostrate with wide ranging stolons which root at the nodes. The leaves are basal, 10-30 cm long, and pinnately compound. The 15-25 leaflets are obovate to oblong in shape with sharply, coarsely toothed margins. Individual leaflets range from 1-3.5 cm long. The flowers are solitary at the nodes of the stolons or on naked stems from 3-10 cm long. The petals are yellow and 8-12 mm long The stamens number 20-25.
Biennial Cinquefoil: Potentilla biennis (Synonyms: Potentilla kelseyi, Potentilla lateriflora, Tridophyllum bienne) - Annual or biennial herb with an erect stem from 40-80 cm high. The leaves are mainly on the stems. The leaves are mostly pinnately compound with 3 (mostly) to 5 leaflets, the leaflets 1-4 cm long and rotund-obovate to oblanceolate in shape and coarsely toothed. The cymes are open and many flowered. Individual flowers have 5 yellow petals about half as long as the sepals. The stamens number either 10 or 15.
Drummond's Cinquefoil: Potentilla drummondii (Synonym: Potentilla anomalofolia) - Leaves pinnately compound with 5-11 leaflets, the leaflets each sharply and deeply cut into 1-5 subunits. Height from 30-60 cm.
Fan-leaf Cinquefoil, Fanfoil, Fan-foil, Fringe-leaf Cinquefoil, High Mountain Cinquefoil: Potentilla flabellifolia (Synonym: Potentilla gelida)- Plants of high altitude meadows. Leaves bright green with 3 wide leaflets on long petioles. Yellow petals longer than the sepals and have notches at the tip.
Graceful Cinquefoil: Potentilla gracilis var. gracilis (Synonyms: Potentilla longipedunculata, Potentilla macropetala) - Perennial herb from 30-60 cm high. Herbage varied, from green and nearly smooth to densely white haired. Leaves usually palmately compound (occasionally pinnately compound) with 5-7 leaflets which are 3-6 cm long. Leaflet margins are deeply toothed to incised deeply towards the midrib. Basal leaves have long petioles while the stem leaves are short stemmed. Flowers in cymes with 5 yellow petals which are roughly round to heart-shaped (notch in tip). Petals longer than the lanceolate sepals.
Norwegian Cinquefoil: Potentilla norvegica - Perennial herb from 20-60 cm high with leaves mainly found on the stem. Leaves usually ternate (3 leaflets) with each 2-3 cm long and each obovate to narrower in shape. Leaflets coarsely toothed. Flowers in cymes. Petals often shorter than the sepals.
Erect Cinquefoil, Sulphur Cinquefoil: Potentilla recta (Synonyms: Hypargyrium rectum, Potentilla recta var. obscura, Potentilla recta var. pilosa, Potentilla recta var. sulphurea, Potentilla sulphurea) - An Eurasian species. It's a perennial herb with erect stems from 30-80 cm high, the stems either simple or branched. The stems are very leafy with palmately compound leaves, each with 5-7 leaflets. The leaflets are oblanceolate, strongly veined, and 3-8 cm long, the teeth cutting about 1/2 way into the midrib. Inflorescence a large, many-flowered cyme with leafy bracts at the lower nodes. Petals yellow and obovate, equaling or up to 3 mm longer than the sepals. Stamens usually 25.
Riverbank Cinquefoil: Potentilla rivalis - An annual or biennial with spreading to erect stems from a strong taproot. Stems usually branched and flowering most of their length. Leaves compound pinnate with 3-5 leaflets. Petals yellow and about half as long as the sepals. Stamens number from 10-15.