Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Potentilla reptans L. - Creeping Cinquefoil - Rosaceae
Potentilla reptans
(Map updated: March 2008)

A perennial herbaceous species with prostrate, rooting stems. The leaves are palmate with between 5 and seven leaflets. Flowers are yellow with five petals.

It is common in many parts of Northern Ireland, in waste places, hedgebanks and grassy places, mainly in lowland situations.

All names: Potentilla reptans L.

NBN Atlas mapping: Species account : NBN Atlas UK Species Observations database

iNaturalist: Species account : iNaturalist World Species Observations database