Sirhowy Hill Woodlands

Scientific name: Potentilla anserina


Silverweed is a trailing plant at home in grassland, roadside verges, sand dunes and waste ground. Its yellow flowers appear between June and August among the creeping mats of its silvery, downy leaves which remain all year-round.

"Common silverweed (Potentilla anserina) (7445046798)” by Franco Folini, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0.

How to identify?

Silverweed has silvery leaves divided into twelve pairs of leaflets. Thin red creepers form new stems and its flowers have five yellow petals.

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Scientific Name

Potentilla anserina

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