Rosaceae
Argentina anserina

Common Silverweed

Mats of flat rosettes with runners. Basal leaves 4–8 in., pinnately divided, many larger leaflets interspersed with smaller ones. Petioles with long spreading hairs. Larger leaflets 1/2–1 1/2 in. long, oblong or lance-shaped, with rounded tips, sharply toothed, with white silky hairs on upper and lower surfaces. Flowers yellow, solitary, with leafless stalks. Grows in mudflats, back waters, meadows, edges of ponds.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: Late Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 3--10 inches
  • Habitat: Coastal, Meadow, Moist Riverbanks
  • Found In: Columbia Basin, Steens
  • Native: Yes