Life cycle: Perennial
Roots: Fibrous spreading roots
Leaves: Alternate, palmate. Not much of a basal rosette but instead leaves carry up the stem
Flowers: 5 pedals, flat, ovate and notched with a pale yellow color.
Stem: There are native cinquefoils that have very similar characteristics; however, the noxious cinquefoil has many tiny hairs on the stem, which grow out at a
Effective control methods:
Herbicide, hand-pulling and cultivation