Plant ID forum: Small yellow-orange flowers

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Plantiful
Sep 29, 2015 2:43 AM CST
These tiny flowers are less than 1/2 inch wide.
The plants from which the flowers bloom are less than 1 foot tall.
They are in bloom now.

Location: Pacific Northwest.

May I have an ID? Thanks.

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JRsbugs
Sep 29, 2015 5:12 AM CST
Welcome!

I can't see the leaves sufficiently, but the flowers resemble Potentilla.

Is the plant growing wild? Is it shrubby or herbaceous?

http://www.pnwflowers.com/browse/genus/potentilla
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jvdubb
Sep 29, 2015 6:53 AM CST
The bloom looks like Helianthemum but I cannot tell for sure since I cannot see the leaves.
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plantladylin
Sep 29, 2015 7:02 AM CST
The bloom looks like Dasipnora (Potentilla) to me also, one for comparison:



And, it's native to the Pacific Northwest: http://www.pnwflowers.com/flower/dasiphora-floribunda/galler...
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Plantiful
Sep 29, 2015 11:57 PM CST
Hello, me again.

I incorrectly said that the flowers were tiny. It turns out that they're actually 1 inch wide. So not so that small.
But the leaves are tiny.

Here are some pics from today.

Does this change any of your analyses?
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JRsbugs
Sep 30, 2015 5:09 AM CST
It does look like a shrubby cinquefoil, Potentilla fruticosa or Dasipnora as it now appears to be called looks to match. There's several cultivars.

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Potentilla+fruticosa&sourc...

http://gammonlandscapenursery.com/plant-catalog/deciduous-sh...

http://www.gardentaining.com/PSC2620/plant_images/potentilla...
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Plantiful
Sep 30, 2015 5:25 AM CST
Excellent work everyone!

Looking through the links and pics, I believe it is indeed Potentilla Fruticosa Mango Tango or Tangerine.

Hurray!

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