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Yellow or Orange Flowers ( Five Petals )
Rose Family (Rosaceae)

Sibbaldia
Sibbaldia procumbens

Season: June to Early July
Habitat:
 Subalpine Rocky Locations
Height:
 Mat Forming

Description: You've probably seen this plant, but may never have noticed it. It is easy to miss, forming a mat of green leaves with indistinct yellow flowers. The leaves are three parted, with teeth only at the tip. The flowers have 5 small petals, between each of which a much larger, green sepal is visible. The flowers are replaced by dry seed pods.

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All Material Ward Cameron 2005

 

 

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