Alchemilla filicaulis subsp. filicaulis

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 307.
Stems densely hairy in proximal 1/2, glabrous or sparsely hairy in distal 1/2. Leaf blades: basal sinus incisions absent or, sometimes, relatively short, abaxial surface usually glabrous, nerves usually glabrous proximally, sometimes hairy throughout, adaxial sparsely to densely hairy throughout or on folds only. Inflorescences: primary branches and peduncles usually glabrous. Pedicels usually glabrous, rarely some of the proximal hairy. Flowers: hypanthium usually sparsely hairy, sometimes glabrous.

Phenology: Flowering late Jun–Sep.
Habitat: Moist meadows, herb slopes, often near seashores
Elevation: 0–700 m


V9 497-distribution-map.jpg

Greenland, St. Pierre and Miquelon, N.B., Nfld. and Labr., N.S., Ont., Que., Wyo., Europe.


Subspecies filicaulis is introduced in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, and Wyoming; it may be introduced also in parts of Newfoundland.

Selected References


Lower Taxa


AuthorJohn McNeill +, Martin Dubé + and Peter Frost-Olsen +
AuthorityBuser +
DistributionGreenland +, St. Pierre and Miquelon +, N.B. +, Nfld. and Labr. +, N.S. +, Ont. +, Que. +, Wyo. + and Europe. +
Elevation0–700 m +
HabitatMoist meadows, herb slopes, often near seashores +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorMarjorie C. Leggitt +
PhenologyFlowering late Jun–Sep. +
Publication titleBull. Herb. Boissier +
Publication year1893 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xml grained fna xml/V9/V9 497.xml +
Special statusIllustrated +
SynonymsAlchemilla vulgaris var. filicaulis +
Taxon familyRosaceae +
Taxon nameAlchemilla filicaulis subsp. filicaulis +
Taxon parentAlchemilla filicaulis +
Taxon ranksubspecies +
VolumeVolume 9 +