Barren Strawberry, Potentilla sterilis

Wildflowers of the Isle of Luing

Among D Bannister, Isle of Luing.'s albums



  • Marsh Thistle, Cirsium palustre.


  • Heath Speedwell.??


  • Pignuts



  • Sea-Milkwort, Glaux maritima.

    Beneficial in use for insomnia and depression

  • Spear leaved willowherb.

    The main use of Epilobium by humans is as a herbal supplement in the treatment of prostate, bladder (incontinence) and hormone disorders.

  • Forget me not.



  • Marigold (marsh) maybe, 3rd stage.


  • Chickweed, Stellaria media.

    The plant has medicinal purposes and is used in folk medicine. It has been used as a remedy to treat itchy skin conditions and pulmonary diseases.17th century herbalist John Gerard recommended it as a remedy for mange. Modern herbalists mainly prescribe i…

  • Mouse eared chickweed,



  • Yellow flag.


  • Cleavers (Galium aparine)

    As a tea, the plant acts medicinally as a diuretic, lymphatic, and detoxifier. As a lymphatic tonic, it is used in a wide range of problems involving the lymph system, such as swollen glands (e.g. tonsillitis). Poultices and washes made from cleavers wer…

  • Pineapple weed, Matricaria discoidea.

    Matricaria discoidea, commonly known as pineappleweed, wild chamomile, and disc mayweed is an annual plant native to North America and Northeast Asia but which has become a cosmopolitan weed. It is in the family Asteraceae


  • Redshank, Persicaria maculosa.

    This plant contains persicarin and tannins. In medicine, Redshank is used against diarrhoea and infections. The leaves and young shoots may be eaten as a palatable and nutritious leaf vegetable. It is often seen as a weed and rarely cultivated. A yellow d…

  • Lesser sea spurrey


  • Smooth sow thistle.

    Leaves are eaten as salad greens or cooked like spinach. This is one of the species used in Chinese cuisine as kŭcài ( lit. bitter vegetable).[8] Blanching or boiling removes bitter flavour


  • Raspberry


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