Silver-Weed, Wild Tan-sey, or Goose-grass, Potentilla Anserina, L. a British perennial plant, growing on the sides of paths and roads, and in low pastures ; flowering in June and July. - Gunner observes, that the Scotch and Irish, in times of scarcity, convert the roots of this vegetable into flour and bread. - GleditscH recommends the whole herb in the process of tanning calf-leather. - According to Dr. Withering, the are mildly astringent: hence, when dried and reduced to powder, they have been used with success, in agues. The usual dose is a meat-spoonful every three hours, to be given between the paroxysms. - In the winter season, the roots of the Wild Tansey possess the flavour of parsnep. - The plant is eaten by cows, horses, goats and hogs, but refused by sheep.