Sunday, 28 April 2013

Paronychia argentea

Paronychia argentea Silver nailroot

This unusual plant flowers from March to July and is native to the Mediterranean. It is used as a poultice to heal wounds. It's leaves are almost hairless and is an hermaphrodite.


  1. Hi Brenda

    Nice shot, but it´s not Paronychia capitata. If you see the sepals, they are characteristic of P. argentea.

    Best wishes

  2. Thank you for correcting me! I am always keen to get it right.

    Best wishes, Brenda