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Silverweed

Observed: 19th July 2009 By: lpearcelpearce’s reputation in Plantslpearce’s reputation in Plantslpearce’s reputation in Plants
Silverweed
Silverweed
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No interactions present.

Species with which Silverweed (Potentilla anserina) interacts

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Silverweed

A very disinctive plant with its silver/grey underside. Because it grows beside footpaths etc. it was believed if you stuffed it in your shoes your feet would not sweat or ache during a long walk - early odour eaters!

I believe you can eat the roots though I've never tried it myself.

Graham Banwell

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