The shrubby cinquefoil (Potentilla floribunda) belongs to Rosaceae (the Rose family). It is a deciduous shrub that is native to North America, southern Europe and central Asia. This shrub grows in foothills, mountains or meadows, and it can reach 30-90 cm in height. It is also commonly planted as an ornamental plant. The stems are long, slender and arch gently as they elongate. The leaves are divided into five or seven pinnate linear-oblong leaflets. The flowers are pale to bright yellow flowers, 2-3 cm across, and they bloom from June to October. The fruit are achenes covered with long hairs.