Silverweed, Potentilla anserina Family: Rosacea
Potentilla anserina     *     Silverweed

Flowering time: May - August. Perennial

Habitat: Common in most parts of Britain and Ireland on roadsides, hedgebanks, waste grounds, grassy dunes and watersides.

Low-growing creeping plant, the long stems spreading by rooting runners. The leaves are pinnate with many leaflets covered in silky white hairs. Solitary long-stalked bright yellow flowers with either 5 or 6 petals. Height and spread 10-40cm.

Silverweed, Potentilla anserina

Silverweed, Potentilla anserina
Dorset. June 2006

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