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

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


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Potentilla norvegica ssp. monspeliensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-04-007:
Potentilla norvegica   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Potentilla monspeliensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Strawberry-weed, Rough Cinquefoil, Norwegian Cinquefoil


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image of Potentilla norvegica, Strawberry-weed, Rough Cinquefoil, Norwegian Cinquefoil

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_pomo13_001_lvd

        

image of Potentilla norvegica, Strawberry-weed, Rough Cinquefoil, Norwegian Cinquefoil

JK Marlow    jkm130114_117

January    Cherokee County    NC

Murphy River Walk

Initially a rosette of trifoliate basal leaves, per www.illinoiswildflowers.info.

image of Potentilla norvegica, Strawberry-weed, Rough Cinquefoil, Norwegian Cinquefoil

JK Marlow    jkm130114_122

January    Cherokee County    NC

Murphy River Walk

image of Potentilla norvegica, Strawberry-weed, Rough Cinquefoil, Norwegian Cinquefoil

JK Marlow    jkm121024_738

October    Cherokee County    NC

Murphy River Walk

image of Potentilla norvegica, Strawberry-weed, Rough Cinquefoil, Norwegian Cinquefoil

JK Marlow    jkm121024_740

October    Cherokee County    NC

Murphy River Walk

Basal and lower stem leaves trifoliate, upper stem leaves often simple, per www.illinoiswildflowers.info.

image of Potentilla norvegica, Strawberry-weed, Rough Cinquefoil, Norwegian Cinquefoil

JK Marlow    jkm121024_746

October    Cherokee County    NC

Murphy River Walk

The flowering stalks have long spreading hairs, per www.illinoiswildflowers.info.

image of Potentilla norvegica, Strawberry-weed, Rough Cinquefoil, Norwegian Cinquefoil

JK Marlow    jkm121024_749

October    Cherokee County    NC

Murphy River Walk

Under the 5 yellow petals & 5 green sepals, there are 5 green bracts, per www.illinoiswildflowers.info.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE sepals and bracts of Cinquefoil and Strawberry species

 

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

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Potentilla norvegica ssp. monspeliensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-04-007:
Potentilla norvegica   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Potentilla monspeliensis

 

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Forb
Annual/Biennial/Perennial

Native & non-native

Habitat: floodplain forests, alluvial openings; sand bars, pastures, fields, disturbed areas, especially where moist, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Ternately compound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Yellow
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals/5 bracts
5 petals
20 stamens, usually

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Achene

 

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