Photo: Potentilla erecta 0.

Photo: Potentilla erecta.

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.