Wild Flowers Provence

Identify wild flowers, trees, shrubs, orchids and other plants in Provence, France.

Environ 2800 photos de près de 700 plantes sauvages.  Comment le voir en français.
Around 2800 photos of nearly 700 wild plants.
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Potentilla verna

Potentille printanière
Spring Cinquefoil

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Additional information

Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

10-15 mm

Flowering months

March,

April,

May

Leaf type

Digitate

Height

10-15 cm

Description

Potentilla verna is a velvety-hairy evergreen perennial, much branched from the base.

Flowers

The bright yellow flowers have 5 petals and 5 sepals, 13 or more stamens.

Leaves

Digitate leaflets are finger-like. Five leaflets, serrated, widely spaced.

Fruits Seeds

Nut: in a cluster.

Medical

Roots: have a high tannin content used to treat diarrhoea.

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