Yellow-flowered Strawberry - Potentilla indica
Unlike our usual white flowered strawberry, this species has yellow flowers and the fruits are lacking the appealing flavour.
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Usually found as an escape from cultivation, and often close to habitation.
The yellow flowers are produced in mid spring, then sporadically throughout the growing season.
Widespread but infrequent in England and Wales as an escape from cultivation.
Infrequently recorded escape from cultivation in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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