Hoary Cinquefoil - Potentilla argentea
Short to medium downy plant with spreading or ascending stems. Leaves with five narrow, deeply toothed or lobed leaflets deep green above, silvery white felted below. Flowers yellow, 10 to 12mm, numerous in branched clusters.
Rocky, stony and grassy habitats and favouring limestone.
June to September.
Widespread but local in England and southern Scotland, scarce in south western England and in Wales.
Rare in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 3 of the 617 tetrads.
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