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Potentilla nitida/Triglavska roža

Potentilla nitida


Short growing plant with 5-leaved pink flowers. Grows as a bush.


Alps. Europe (Italy, Austria, Slovenia).


Found this one in Dolomites, but are very common also in Slovenia-there also exist a tale about this flower, saying that after goldhorn was shot his blood turned into these flowers, he ate them and become stronger.

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Ursula 11 years ago

Thx&you're welcome, injca! :)

injica 11 years ago

Beautiful, always love to see any kind of endemic species, they are like jewelries! Tnx for the insight into the traditional tales :)

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Rocca Pietore, VEN, Italy

Spotted on Jul 8, 2012
Submitted on Apr 8, 2013

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