Perennial plant with yellow flowers, growing close to the ground. Leaves are a dark green and heart-shaped. The plant is found throughout Europe and west Asia and is now introduced in North America.
Prefers bare, damp ground and sunny to half-shade light conditions.
Early leaves contain high amounts of vitamin C and were in former times used to cure scurvy. The plant is also used to treat haemorrhoids.
Lat: 51.52, Long: 9.94
Spotted on Mar 28, 2012
Submitted on Mar 28, 2012