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Potentilla  argentea L.   
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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Potentilla  argentea L. 
SynonymsFragaria argentea (L.) Crantz
 Pentaphyllum argenteum (L.) Nieuwl.
 Potentilla cana Jord.
Territory
grassland and thickets
Description leaves palmatipinnate, segments cuneate-obovate, dentate, 1-3cm long, adaxially dark green, abaxially densely white lanate, flowers 9-12mm across, in lax panicle
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer and fall
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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