Sibbaldiopsis tridentata (Aiton) Rydb.  
Family: Rosaceae
shrubby five-fingers, three-toothed cinquefoil
[Potentilla tridentata Aiton, Potentilla tridentata f. hirsutifolia Aiton]
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Merel R. Black  
Etymology: Sibbaldiopsis: for Dr. Robert Sibbald, 17th century Edinburgh professor and opsis, "like," referring to similarity to Sibbaldia
Plants: erect, perennial, 4"-12" tall shrub
Leaves: 3-parted, obovate, tip with 3 teeth; mostly near the base of the plant
Flowers: white, 5-parted, 3/8" wide; blooms June-Aug.
Habitat: shores, forests; in gravelly, rocky soil
Conservation Status: Native
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Sibbaldiopsis tridentata image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Sibbaldiopsis tridentata image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Robert W. Freckmann  
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