Sticky Cinquefoil is a one to two foot tall perennial with creamy, yellow flowers. It has soft pinnately compound leaves and red stems. It is found along the coast of California and in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The flowers of Sticky Cinquefoil last longer in part shade with moderate water, but this perennial grows well in full sun with regular water. Potentilla glandulosa is a good companion to Sidalcea malvaeflora, Muhlenbergia rigens, Sisyrinchium bellum, and Zauschneria californica (Epilobium canum).
Potentilla glandulosa tolerates sand.
Foliage of Potentilla glandulosa is deciduous.
Flower of Potentilla glandulosa has color yellow.
Communities for Potentilla glandulosa:Riparian (rivers & creeks) and Southern Oak Woodland.