Potentilla gracilis - Slender Cinquefoil - Perennial wildflower
Slow growing, but long lived, this plant with flat, open yellow flowers are important pollen sources for small native bees who lack the girth to open more complicated flowers. Attractive evergreen foliage and a host plant for many native butterflies.
Canopy layer: groundcover
Light requirements: full sun to part shade
Moisture requirements: dry to wet soil
Bloom Time: June to July
Photo credit: Steele Acres Native Willamette Valley Seed