OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Potentilla argentea   FAMILY Rosaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Potentilla argentea var. argentea   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-04-003:
Potentilla argentea   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Silvery Cinquefoil, Silvery Five-fingers, Hoary Five-fingers


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Potentilla argentea   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Potentilla argentea var. argentea   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-04-003:
Potentilla argentea   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

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3254

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Europe

Habitat: Dry fields and roadsides, other disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Palmately compound: 5 leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals/5 bracts
5 petals
20 stamens, in 3 lengths

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Brown
Achene

 

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