Hybrid Cinquefoil - Potentilla anglica x reptans = P. x mixta
Usually has flowers with four yellow petals, though sometimes five. The achenes are all sterile, the leaf petioles are often over 5 cm long and mostly the same length for the full length of the shoot, sometimes rooting at the nodes.
The County Recorder has asked for a specimen of this plant to be retained for verification
Grassland and verges on acid soils.
Flowers June to September.
Widespread but occasional in Britain.
Rare or under recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland where there are only four records to 2017. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.
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