Monday, July 13, 2009

Cinquefoil



Pentaphylloides floribunda. Also Potentilla In the rose
family. Potentilla is from the Latin powerful. Cinquefoil refers
to five leaves. The five petaled flower was a symbol of strength,
power, honor, and loyalty and representations appeared as early as
1033 in France. This was 2 years before the reign of William the
Conqueror.
7-13-09

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