Species

Potentilla erecta

Authority

Potentilla erecta (L.) Rausch

Family

Rosaceae

Species Category

Flora - Vascular - Native

Synonyms

Tormentilla erecta, Potentilla tormentilla

Distribution

According to Jermy and Crabbe (1978) this is the most widespread and frequently recorded plant on Mull.

Habitat

According to Jermy & Crabbe (1978) it is found in rough grazing, along roads and track, wood margins, and cliff tops, in acid grassland and dwarf shrub communities.

Flower Colours

Yellow

ORIGIN OF RECORD

Recorded by Jermy & Crabbe (1978).

References and further reading

Jermy, A.C and Crabbe, J.A. (Ed.) 1978. The Island of Mull: A survey of its Flora and Environment. London. British Museum (Natural History).

This page last updated on 16 Jun 2014