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The White Silverweed (Potentilla andicola) is a flowering, herbaceous, perennial plant in the Rosaceae family of roses. It is also known as Five Fingers or Barren Strawberries.

It is native to Europe.

It grows up to 15-30 centimetres (6-12 inches) tall and 30-90 centimetres (12-36 inches) wide.

The spreading, runner stems are red and hairy. It creeps along the ground.

The light-green serrated leaves are about 10-20 centimetres (4-8 inches) long. 

The flowers are small and white with five petals about 2.5 centimetres (one inch) across with a yellow centre. 

It blooms from early to late summer. 

Photographed in the Botanical Garden, Paris, France, April 2022.

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

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