Alchemilla monticola

Opiz in F. Berchtold et al.

in F. Berchtold et al., Oekon.-techn. Fl. Böhm. 2(1): 13. 1838

Common names: Mountain alchemilla alchémille des montagnes
Synonyms: Alchemilla pastoralis Buser A. vulgaris var. pastoralis (Buser) B. Boivin
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 308. Mentioned on page 304.
Plants medium-sized, grass green, young inflorescences yellowish, often becoming reddish brown, 25–30(–40) cm, often robust. Stems densely spreading-hairy in distal 1/2. Leaves: stipules translucent to pale green proximally, apex green; blade reniform or reniform-orbiculate, rather shallowly 7–9-lobed, margins flat or slightly undulate, basal sinuses wide or narrow, basal lobes not overlapping, middle lobes rounded, equal to longer than their half-width; incisions usually relatively short, sometimes absent or relatively long; teeth usually slightly connivent, mostly slightly asymmetric but a few strongly so, apex acute to subobtuse, surfaces densely pubescent throughout, adaxial gray green to dark green. Inflorescences: primary branches densely hairy; peduncles sparsely hairy or glabrous. Pedicels glabrous or some of the proximal hairy. Flowers green, often becoming reddish; epicalyx bractlet lengths at least 0.5 times sepals (not longer, always narrower); hypanthium rounded at base, usually sparsely to densely spreading-hairy, rarely glabrous. Achenes exserted 1/5 from discs.

Phenology: Flowering late May–Sep.
Habitat: Meadows, lawns, ditches, under trees
Elevation: 0–3000 m


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B.C., Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.), N.S., Ont., Que., Conn., Maine, Mass., Mont., N.H., N.Mex., N.Y., Vt., Wis., Europe.




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Facts about "Alchemilla monticola"
AuthorJohn McNeill +, Martin Dubé + and Peter Frost-Olsen +
AuthorityOpiz in F. Berchtold et al. +
Common nameMountain alchemilla + and alchémille des montagnes +
DistributionB.C. +, Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.) +, N.S. +, Ont. +, Que. +, Conn. +, Maine +, Mass. +, Mont. +, N.H. +, N.Mex. +, N.Y. +, Vt. +, Wis. + and Europe. +
Elevation0–3000 m +
HabitatMeadows, lawns, ditches, under trees +
IllustratorMarjorie C. Leggitt +
Introducedtrue +
PhenologyFlowering late May–Sep. +
Publication titlein F. Berchtold et al., Oekon.-techn. Fl. Böhm. +
Publication year1838 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xml grained fna xml/V9/V9 500.xml +
Special statusIntroduced +
SynonymsAlchemilla pastoralis + and A. vulgaris var. pastoralis +
Taxon familyRosaceae +
Taxon nameAlchemilla monticola +
Taxon parentAlchemilla +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 9 +