Missouri Wildflower Guide


For what need I of book or priest,
Or sibyl from the mummied East,
When every star is Bethlehem star?
I count as many as there are
Cinquefoils or violets in the grass

 

From "The Poet" by Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Common Cinquefoil

(This page is incomplete.)

 

  • Bloom Time

    Apr-Jun

     

  • Habit

    Herbaceous

     

  • Height

    To 3 feet long