Big-flower Cinquefoil - Drymocallis fissa
Perennials with erect stems up to 30(-40) cm tall, usually rhizomatous. Stems with whitish-brownish multicellular hairs, often glandular. Basal leaves odd-pinnate; leaflets 9-13,1-4 cm long and increasing in length towards tip. Stipules of stem leaves 6-12 mm long, hairy and glandular. Stem leaves similar to basal but reduced. Inflorescence a narrow to somewhat open cyme. Sepals 5-7(-10) mm long. Petals 7-12(-14) mm long, obovate, yellow, with a short claw. Stamens ca. 30, anthers ca. 11 mm long. Carpels numerous. Style slenderly fusiform, somewhat glandular-roughened near middle, subbasal. Achenes 1.2-1.5 mm long, sligthly beaked, brownish-yellow, obscurely and irregularly striate (adapted from: McGregor, 1986, Flora of the Great Plains).
Park, Stillwater and Carbon Counties; central ID east to western SD, south through WY, CO and northeast NM (Kartesz in prep. 2012).
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Meadows and rocky slopes (McGregor, 1986, Great Plains Flora).
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.