Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz
Sibbaldiopsis tridentata (Aiton) Rydb.
three-toothed cinquefoil, shrubby five-fingers
Sibbaldiopsis: for Dr. Robert Sibbald, 17th century Edinburgh professor and opsis, "like," referring to similarity to Sibbaldia
tridentata: tri for 3; dentatus for "toothed"
|Plant: ||erect, perennial, 4"-12" tall shrub|
|Flower: ||white, 5-parted, 3/8" wide; blooms June-Aug.|
|Leaf:||3-parted, obovate, tip with 3 teeth; mostly near the base of the plant|
|Habitat: ||shores, forests; in gravelly, rocky soil|