Definition of Potentilla anserina

1. Noun. Low-growing perennial having leaves silvery beneath; northern United States; Europe; Asia.

Exact synonyms: Goose Grass, Goose-tansy, Silverweed
Generic synonyms: Cinquefoil, Five-finger

Lexicographical Neighbors of Potentilla Anserina

Potamogale velox
Potamogalidae
Potamogeton
Potamogeton americanus
Potamogeton crispus
Potamogeton gramineous
Potamogeton nodosus
Potamogetonaceae
Potamophis
Potamophis striatula
Potawatomi
Potawatomis
Potemkin village
Potemkin villages
Potentilla
Potentilla anserina (current term)
Potenza
Poterium
Poterium sanguisorba
Potiphar
Potomac
Potomac River
Potoroinae
Potorous
Potos
Potos caudivolvulus
Potos flavus
Potsdam
Pott's disease
Pottawatomie

Literary usage of Potentilla anserina

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"Potentilla anserina L. Sp. Pl. 495. 1753. Herbaceous, tufted, spreading by slender ... Also in Europe and Asia. Goose-grass. May-Sept. Potentilla anserina ..."

2. Flora of the State of Washington by Charles Vancouver Piper (1906)
"Potentilla anserina L. Sp. PI. 1: 495. 1753. Potentilla amerina grandis Torr. ... Potentilla anserina concolor Ser. in DC. Prod. 2: 582. 1820. ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"Potentilla anserina, L.—Forf. Jamieson assigns this name to Ranunculus bulbosus, L., and adds, ' said to be so denominated from the whiteness of the ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"Potentilla anserina also shows lobed terminal leaflets.2 It is possible in these forms that the proximal leaves are added ba^i- ..."

5. Report (1904)
"Potentilla anserina, L. found only on its south shore, is properly a member of ... Ammophila, Cakile, the beach pea, Triglochin, Potentilla anserina, L., ..."

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