Alchemilla Filicaulis, Hairy Lady's Mantle



Common name:
Hairy lady's mantle
Family:
Scientific name:
Alchemilla filicaulis
Main flower color:
Range:
Wales, western England and most of Scotland
Height:
Up to 30 cm
Habitat:
Rough grassland, boggy patches, verges, damp woodland
Flowers:
Four green sepals, alternating with four smaller epicalyx bracts, in compact clusters at the tip of the branched stems and the upper nodes; subtended by deeply-toothed, leaf-like bracts. Stems and stalks have a covering of soft, spreading hairs
Leaves:
Shallowly palmately lobed, lined by sharp teeth, hairy on both surfaces
Season:
June to September
Rarity:
★★★★★