Hairy Lady's-mantle - Alchemilla filicaulis

    Description

    Tufted with mostly basal leaves, palmate or palmately lobed, toothed. Flowers, small, green or yellowish with 4 fused sepals but no petals. There are many similar species in this complex genus - they can be difficult to identify.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Short grassland and stony places.

    When to see it

    June to September.

    Life History

    Perennial.

    UK Status

    This is the most widespread Alchemilla in Britain but not common.

    VC55 Status

    May now be nearly scarce in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 101 of the 617 tetrads.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map