Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Potentilla erecta (L.) Raeusch. - Tormentil - Rosaceae
Potentilla erecta
© Graham Day
Potentilla erecta
(Map updated: March 2008)

Tormentil grows amongst heather or in woodland, grassland, hedgerows and a variety of other situations. It is a very common species, ascending to quite high altitudes in the hills and mountains.

All names: Potentilla erecta (L.) Raeusch.; Potentilla silvestris Neck.; Potentilla tormentilla Stokes