Wildflower ID please

jonnycatJune 12, 2006


I am wondering if anyone knows the name of either of these two wildflowers. They are currently in bloom in the Cascades of Oregon at about the 5000 foot level.

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The first looks like Caltha leptosepala, marsh marigold.

    Bookmark   June 12, 2006 at 6:01PM
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The second one looks like a Potentilla, maybe P. brevifolia?

    Bookmark   June 14, 2006 at 8:42PM
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arvind(San Jose, CA)

Second one: if the flowers have 5 petals and the leaves are palmate (like fingers on a hand) and have toothed edges, it is a potentilla.

    Bookmark   July 5, 2006 at 4:01PM
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