Authentic Wisconsin.  Shrubby Cinquefoil - Dasiphora fruticosa


Shrubby Cinquefoil next to UW Arbortetum Visitors Center in Madison, Wisconsin on June 12, 2020.

Above: Shrubby Cinquefoil next to UW Arbortetum Visitors Center in Madison, Wisconsin on June 12, 2020.


Shrubby Cinquefoil - Dasiphora fruticosa

Shrubby Cinquefoil native shrub that grows from 1' - 3' tall.

The yellow 5-parted blossoms are buttecup-shaped and are about 3/4" wide. They also have 5 ovate, yellow/green sepals that are sparsely covered with fine silky hairs.

Shrubby Cinquefoil blooms June - October.

Other names for Shrubby Cinquefoil: Shrubby five-fingers.

For more information on Shrubby Cinquefoil, visit Wikipedia.

Or, for information on Shrubby Cinquefoil (Dasiphora fruticosa) visit the: Wisconsin State Herbarium.


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Shrubby Cinquefoil
Dasiphora fruticosa


Shrubby Cinquefoil specimen collected in Jefferson County on July 31, 1959.

Above: Shrubby Cinquefoil specimen collected in Jefferson County on July 31, 1959.


Vintage Shrubby Cinquefoil illustration.

Above: Illustration from 1801–1819 Raphael of Flowers .


1913 Shrubby Cinquefoil illustration.


Above: 1913 Shrubby Cinquefoil illustration.


Shrubby Cinquefoil.

Above: Shrubby Cinquefoil photo by Ivar Leidus, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons.


1917 Shrubby Cinquefoil illustration by Mary Vaux Walcott.

Above: 1917 Shrubby Cinquefoil illustration by Mary Vaux Walcott. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist.


Shrubby Cinquefoil.

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