cinquefoil

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cinquefoil

Herbal medicine
(1) Potentilla erecta; erect cinquefoil, see there.
(2) Potentilla reptans, a perennial herb; it is antidiarrhoeal, antipyretic, astringent and tonic, and has been used to treat nasal and oral bleeding, sore throat and toothaches.
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Some of the more than 50 varieties of Bush Cinquefoils are in flower most of the summer.