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Five-petaled Tormentil

Observed: 24th May 2013 By: John PilkingtonJohn Pilkington’s reputation in PlantsJohn Pilkington’s reputation in PlantsJohn Pilkington’s reputation in PlantsJohn Pilkington’s reputation in PlantsJohn Pilkington’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

Found in wettish area of ground at bottom of bank.
Title change based on corrected ID - there were examples of the 4-petaled Tormentil not far away from the patch this example was found in

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Tormentil (Potentilla erecta) interacts

Comments

John Pilkington's picture

Tormentil

Thanks for the corrected ID; good pointer for future IDs; title changed.

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They can be tricky!

I've also seen hundreds of Cinquefoil with varying amounts of petals between 4-6.