Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3255

Forb
Annual/Biennial/Perennial

Native & non-native
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in Mountains, uncommon elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Look for it in 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

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Potentilla norvegica   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Potentilla norvegica ssp. monspeliensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-04-007:
Potentilla norvegica   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Potentilla monspeliensis

 

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


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image of Potentilla norvegica

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

        

image of Potentilla norvegica

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

JK Marlow    jkm130114_122

January    Cherokee County    NC

Murphy River Walk

image of Potentilla norvegica

JK Marlow    jkm121024_738

October    Cherokee County    NC

Murphy River Walk

image of Potentilla norvegica

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

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

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.