FLORA OF ICELAND elements: Alchemilla filicaulis, Hairy Lady's-mantle

Alchemilla filicaulis; the hairy lady's-mantle is one of the two most common micro species of the A. vulgaris group. Typically they have rather dark green coloured leaves, slightly smaller than the other common micro-species of A. glomerulans (Clustered Lady's Mantle). The hairy lady's-mantle is grows evertwhere on Iceland except for the most barren regions of the interior and the flod plains south of the Vatnajöll and Mýrdallsjökull.

They are members of the Rose family (Rosaceae). The Icelandic name of this species is Hliðamaríustakkur.

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Basal leaves of the Hairy Lady's-mantle
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Basal leaves of the Hairy Lady's-mantle

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