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Potentilla nitida, Triglavska roža

Potentilla nitida


It grows in mats or cushions, the leaves are silvery in colour, hairy, trifoliate, short-stemmed and close to the ground. Stem bears 1 - 2 blossoms which are up to 3 cm large, pink to red. Petals are almost round, calyx is lance-shaped. It blooms from June to August.


Rocky crevices and gravel on the limestone ground from Southern Alps from Lake Como to the Julian Alps, as well as Karavanke mountains and Kamnik Alps.


Found this beauty on the mountain pasture.

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1 Comment

alicelongmartin 10 years ago

Lovely flowers and interesting information!

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Gorje, Zahodna Slovenija, Slovenia

Spotted on Jul 27, 2013
Submitted on Aug 3, 2013

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