Distinguishing features of rough cinquefoil are the leaves with three leaflets, and the green calyx lobes behind the petals, which are slightly longer than the petals.
- Family: rose (Rosaceae)
- Habitat: clearings, roadsides, thickets
- Height: 1-3 feet
- Flower size: 1/2 to 3/4 inch across
- Flower color: yellow
- Flowering time: June to October
- Origin: native