- a plant, Potentilla anserina, of the rose family, the leaves of which have a silvery pubescence on the underside.
- any of several other plants having leaves with a silvery appearance.
Origin of silverweed
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- a rosaceous perennial creeping plant, Potentilla anserina, with silvery pinnate leaves and yellow flowers
- any of various convolvulaceous shrubs of the genus Argyreia, of SE Asia and Australia, having silvery leaves and purple flowers
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