General: Perennial herb from a heavy woody stem-base; stems several, tufted, spreading to erect, 10-50 cm tall, very leafy, freely branched, white-woolly.
Leaves: Basal leaves few, stalked, palmately compound; leaflets mostly 5, lanceolate, 1-2.5 cm long, deeply toothed to cleft above the middle into narrow teeth with rolled-under margins, greenish and silky-hairy on the upper surface, white-woolly beneath; stem leaves alternate, 5 to 10, similar but short-stalked to unstalked.
Flowers: Inflorescence an open leafy terminal cluster of many stalked flowers; corollas yellow, bowl-shaped, the petals 5, egg-shaped, 2-4 mm long; calyces silky-hairy, 5-lobed, the lobes lance-egg-shaped, about as long as the petals, alternating with 5 narrower bractlets; ovaries superior, the styles thickened and glandular-warty at the base; stamens about 20.
Fruits: Achenes, numerous, clustered, lopsided-egg-shaped, about 0.7 mm long, smooth or faintly net-veined. vol_7
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