Potentilla crantzii   Alpine Cinquefoil

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In the British Isles this is a plant of the high mountain ledges mostly in the north but at a much greater height in the Alps (5,000 feet or more) this was an alpine meadow plant growing in lush grassland. In the Alps it will grow at 10,000 feet and is found throughout the European mountain regions except the Apennines.

Potentilla crantzii

Potentilla crantzii Alpine Cinquefoil

Bernina Alps above Pontresina, Engadine 5th July 2010

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Potentilla crantzii Alpine Cinquefoil

Bernina Alps above Pontresina, Engadine 5th July 2010

Added on November 4th 2011

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