• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Seed Study - Potentilla pensylvanica

Potentilla pensylvanica - Pennsylvania Cinquefoil

Potentilla pensylvanica - Pennsylvania Cinquefoil

Species: Potentilla pensylvanica
Common name: Pennsylvania cinquefoil

Seedling Identification: First true leaves are tri-lobed, almost thickened and have very soft, fine hair.

 

Did You Know?

fire on the prairie

Fire is an important factor in protecting the prairie. Historically, fires burned across the prairie every 4 to 7 years. Fires burn the small trees that would otherwise march across the prairie and turn the grasslands to forest.