Argentina anserina Silverweed
Potentilla anserina - scientific synonym
Ohio Native Plant Natural Range
Cultivation Information Argentina anserina
Height - 6 inches - lays flat like strawberry plants, Flower Color - YellowBlooms - June - AugustSun - Part sun to filtered shadeSoil - Moist to dryPH - 7.0 Family - Rose (Rosaceae)
Erosion - Useful in erosion control
Groundcover - Our silverweed is filling in nicely in between the rock path which weaves under the Honey Locus tree. It is easy to remove if it wanders a bit too far for your taste.
Wildlife Significance Silverweed
Pollen Source - Bumblebees, cuckoo bees, Andrenid bees and Syrphid flies
Nectar Source - Butterflies
Deer - May nibble on Silverweed but no worries if you have American Bison roaming around in your garden as they aren't enticed by Silverweed!