Tormentil

Potentilla erecta Rosaceae

Growth habit

Herbaceous

Perennation

Long-lived polycarpic perennial

Native distribution

Europe and Asia

Location

Robison Herb Garden

Source of plant

Richters

Description

Perennial with slender, leafy, ascending stems to 18" ; leaflets 3, to 1/2" long; flowers many, to 1/2"across (DS 3). Flowers yellow (MFH).

USDA Hardiness Zone

5

Special characteristics

medicinal/pharmaceutical