This low, creeping prairie wildflower is a variety of cinquefoil, and is also known as Potentilla anserina (Vance/Jowsey) or Argentina anserina (Kershaw).
It spreads by runners, several of which can be seen in the lower and upper right.
|Common Silverweed, late July © SB|
Prairie Wildflower: Common Silverweed
Location: Near Val Marie, Saskatchewan, Canada (just below the PFRA Val Marie reservoir.)
Photo Date: July 31, 2011.
|Common Silverweed: Close-up of flower © SB|