Alchemilla filicaulis subsp. vestita

(Buser) M. E. Bradshaw

Watsonia 5: 305. 1963.

Common names: Alchémille vêtue
Illustrated
Basionym: Alchemilla filicaulis forma vestita Buser Bull. Herb. Boissier 1(app. 2): 23. 1893
Synonyms: A. filicaulis var. vestita (Buser) H. J. Coste A. vestita Linnaeus A. vulgaris var. vestita (Buser) Fernald & Wiegand
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 307.

Stems densely hairy. Leaf-blades: basal sinus incisions relatively short or long, sometimes absent, abaxial surface usually irregularly or uniformly hairy, sometimes glabrous, nerves hairy throughout, adaxial usually densely hairy throughout, rarely only on folds. Inflorescences: primary branches densely hairy; peduncles hairy. Pedicels, or at least most, hairy. Flowers: hypanthium densely hairy.


Phenology: Flowering late Jun–Aug.
Habitat: Moist to mesic meadows, herb slopes, sometimes near seashores
Elevation: 0–500 m

Distribution

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Greenland, N.B., Nfld. and Labr., N.S., Que., Europe

Discussion

Subspecies vestita was recognized by M. L. Fernald (1950) and A. E. Roland and E. C. Smith (1966) as Alchemilla minor Hudson, a misapplication of that name. The subspecies is probably introduced in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"timestoalmostequaltosepals" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.

glabrous +  and hairy +
John McNeill +, Martin Dubé +  and Peter Frost-Olsen +
(Buser) M. E. Bradshaw +
compound +  and simple +
Alchemilla filicaulis +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br />) +
7-9-lobed +, orbiculate +  and reniform +
1.5cm +  and 15cm +
free +  and distinct +
Alchémille vêtue +
much-branched +
Greenland +, N.B. +, Nfld. and Labr. +, N.S. +, Que. +  and Europe +
not +  and aggregated +
0–500 m +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and aggregated +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
Moist to mesic meadows, herb slopes, sometimes near seashores +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
reddish-brown +  and yellowish +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (40 cm400 mm <br />0.4 m <br />) +
crassinucellate +
opposite +  and alternate +
not persistent +
shallow +
slightly +  and flat +
undulate +
shorter than to equal to their +
inferior +  and superior +
clustered +, biseriate +  and superposed +
0 (?) +  and 4 (?) +
free +  and distinct +
5 +  and 4 +
lobed +, toothed +, semiorbiculate +  and ovate +
Flowering late Jun–Aug. +
adnate +, free +, connate +  and distinct +
not arillate +
persistent +
free +  and distinct +
erect +, spreading +, reflexed +  and usually erect +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
Illustrated +
free +  and distinct +
branched +  and simple +
1 +  and 6 +
palmate +  and pinnate +
wine red-tinged +
persistent +
distinct +
not elongate +
sericeous +, glabrous +  and pubescent +
A. filicaulis var. vestita +, A. vestita +  and A. vulgaris var. vestita +
Alchemilla filicaulis subsp. vestita +
Alchemilla filicaulis +
subspecies +
inconspicuous +
flat +  and conic or turbinate +
enlarged +
small +  and medium-sized +