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Photo: Potentilla erecta.

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Flowering plant. What I call bloodroot, because of its root... which turns red on exposure to air. The 'mercans call another plant bloodroot. Liljendal, Finland. Wild. 1995-06-01.


Potentilla erecta (L.) Raeusch.
Engl.: erect cinquefoil, tormentil, septfoil, shepherd's knot.
Deu.: Blutwurz, Tormentill.
Suom.: rätvänä.
Sven.: blodrot, tormentilla.
Bot. syn.: Potentilla tormentilla Scop., Tormentilla erecta L.


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Photo: Potentilla erecta.

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