Shrubby cinquefoil or bush cinquefoil is a vigorous, floriferous, many-branched, deciduous shrub of the rose family that typically grows in a bushy mound to 2-4’ tall. It is a circumpolar species that is native to northern parts of the U. S. (south in the Sierras and Rockies) as well as parts of Canada, Europe and Northern Asia. It features saucer-shaped, five-petaled, bright yellow flowers (to 1.5” diameter) and compound pinnate leaves (each primarily with 5 leaflets, but occasionally with 3 or 7). Flowers (solitary or in small terminal cymes) appear over a long late spring through summer bloom period. The common name of cinquefoil is in reference to the leaves (cinqmeans five andfoilmeans leaf).Fruticosameans shrublike. Additional common names include yellow rose, fivefingers, golden hardhack and widdy. This plant is considered synonymous with Dasiphora floribunda.