"Hime-hebi-ichigo" (Potentilla centigrana) belongs to the Rosaceae (the Rose family). It is a perennial herb that is distributed in various parts of Japan, as well as in Korean Peninsula, China, and Far East Russia. This herb grows in slightly moist forest edges and grasslands of lowlands and mountains, and its height is 10 to 30 cm. The stems are slender, crawling on the ground and crowding. The leaves are trifoliate with elliptic, coarsely toothed leaflets. The back of the leaf is powdery white. The small yellow flowers come in bloom on the axilary peduncles from June to August. The fruits are not ripened red like "False strawberry (Duchesnea chrysantha)", and the gathering of achenes is pale green.