Above: Prairie Cinquefoil next to UW Arbortetum Visitors Center in Madison, Wisconsin on June 19, 2021.
Prairie Cinquefoil - Drymocallis arguta
Prairie Cinquefoil native plant that grows from 12"-40" tall. They grow in dry to moderate moisture areas like woods and prairies.
The strawberry-like, white flowers are arranged in a tight cluster on a long stem. They have five white or cream ovate petals, five pointed green sepals between the petals, and a round head of pistils in the center with more than 20 stamens in a ring around it.
Prairie Cinquefoil blooms June - July.
Above: Prairie Cinquefoil pinnately compounded leaves on June 19, 2021.
For more information on Prairie Cinquefoil, visit Wikipedia.
Or, for information on Prairie Cinquefoil (Drymocallis arguta) visit the: Wisconsin State Herbarium.
Above: Prairie Cinquefoil in UW Arboretum near Visitors Center in Madison, Wisconsin on June 19, 2021.
Above: Prairie Cinquefoil specimen collected in Pierce County in the Trenton Bluff Area on August 28, 1989.
Above: 1913 Prairie Cinquefoil illustration.