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Barren Strawberry

Observed: 31st March 2012 By: PaganBridePaganBride’s reputation in PlantsPaganBride’s reputation in PlantsPaganBride’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

Potentilla sterilis
Barren Strawberry
Flower diameter approx 8mm
Very low lying, heavily covered.
Edge woodland.
Petal(5) Separated, leaves trefoil.

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Species with which Barren Strawberry (Potentilla sterilis) interacts

Comments

ar8922's picture

Leaves

I can't see any leaves in the photo. Do you remember whether they had a terminal tooth that was noticeably shorter than its neighbours?

PaganBride's picture

Terminal tooth no longer than

Terminal tooth no longer than neighbours - rounded edge, very low growing, petals scarcely longer than the sepals.

Mark at Magdalen's picture

I think Peronospora

I think Peronospora potentillae-sterilis is a fungus found on Potentilla sterilis

PaganBride's picture

Yes, I'm not sure why the

Yes, I'm not sure why the identification changed, perhaps the auto correct could see something I couldn't ;-)