Plant ID forum: Plant ID please!

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Kamhogo
Sep 15, 2016 9:29 AM CST
Hello :)

I think its family is Polypodiaceae, but I can't find its name....Help?
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Name: Daisy
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DaisyI
Sep 15, 2016 9:46 AM CST
Welcome! to NGA

Can you update your info to include your location? What conditions was this plant growing in?

Maybe Potentilla but definitely not a fern. Do you know what the flower looked like? Look at Potentilla anserina - a California native found in wetland areas.
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greene
Sep 15, 2016 10:04 AM CST
Without a location I can only guess. Melianthus of some type??
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Kamhogo
Sep 17, 2016 9:27 AM CST
Drummondville, QC, Canada. I found it near a road , humid soil. I now think it's from the Rosacea family....
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plantladylin
Sep 17, 2016 9:57 AM CST
Those leaves look a lot like Silverweed which is in the Rosaceae family: http://www.repertoirequebecnature.com/vasculaires/Argentina_...
https://nativeplants.evergreen.ca/search/view-plant.php?ID=0...




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sooby
Sep 17, 2016 10:24 AM CST
plantladylin said:Those leaves look a lot like Silverweed which is in the Rosaceae family:


Welcome! I agree with Lin, it looks like Argentina anserina, Silverweed.

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DaisyI
Sep 17, 2016 12:01 PM CST
Argentina anserina is a synonym for Potentilla anserina. I believe Potenitlla anserina is the accepted name.
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plantladylin
Sep 17, 2016 12:18 PM CST
I was confused about Potentilla vs Argentina too but according to the Catalogue of Life, Argentina is the accepted name with Potentilla as the synonym.
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sooby
Sep 17, 2016 12:19 PM CST
I had checked that too, since NGA uses the CoL. Here is the page:

http://www.catalogueoflife.org/col/details/species/id/530d49...

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DaisyI
Sep 17, 2016 2:02 PM CST
I always use The Plant List. It lists Argentina as the synonym. If "THEY" would stop changing names on us, we wouldn't even be having this conversation. Smiling

Its Silverweed. A native that always grows in wet places.

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