Syn.: Dasiphora alba (L.) Raf., Fragariastrum album (L.) Schur, Potentilla cordata Schrank, Trichothalamus albus (L.) Fourr.
Family: Rosaceae Juss.
Potentilla alba

Potentilla alba

Distribution: Central and Eastern Europe.
Ecology: It grows in deciduous woods, meadows, pastures and on grassy slopes from lowlands to foothills. It flowers from April to May.
Description: Perennial herb with much-branched rhizome and erect stems, 5–10 cm high. The leaves are palmate, with 5 lanceolate leaflets, finely toothed at tip. The flowers are white, fruit is an achene.
Threat and protection: The White Cinquefoil is an endangered species in Czechia.
Potentilla alba
Potentilla alba
These images were taken in Czechia, Moravia, Březová (1. 5. 2004).

Distribution of species in the Czech Republic:
Potentilla alba