Scientific name: Potentilla anserina
Nature Stars: 30
About: This trailing plant is at home in grassland, roadsides, dunes and waste ground. It flowers between June and August.
How to identify: Look for the thin red creepers of new stems and the silvery undersides of toothed leaf fronds. Flowers have five yellow petals.
Where: Very common, grows all over the UK and Ireland
Fantastic fact: Silverweed is part of the rose family.
Photograph credit: ukwildflowers.com