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2. Alchemilla glabra Neygenfind, Ench. Bot. 67. 1821.

Smooth lady's mantle, alchémille glabre

Alchemilla alpestris (F. W. Schmidt) Opiz; A. vulgaris Linnaeus var. alpestris F. W. Schmidt; A. vulgaris var. grandis Blytt

Plants medium-sized to occasionally very large, yellowish grass green to dark green, often reddish brown on exposed parts of stems and petioles. Stems glabrous or appressed-hairy proximally, glabrous distally. Leaves: stipules translucent, usually suffused with red proximally, translucent to pale green distally, ˂lobes pale green; petiole glabrous or sparsely to densely appressed-hairy˃; blade reniform-orbiculate, 7–9(–11)-lobed, margins flat or slightly undulate, basal sinuses narrow or wide, middle lobes as long as to longer than their half-widths, rounded to triangular-ovate; incisions absent; teeth ± connivent, slightly concave near apex, strongly asymmetric, apex subacute or obtuse, abaxial surface with nerves hairy throughout or in distal 1/2 only, internerve regions glabrous, adaxial glabrous or slightly hairy near margins, rarely (late-season leaves) hairy on folds. Inflorescences: primary branches glabrous. Pedicels glabrous. Flowers: epicalyx bractlet lengths 0.5 times sepals (narrower); hypanthium glabrous. Achenes exserted from discs.

Flowering Jul–Aug. Meadows; 0–100 m; introduced; N.B., Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.), Que.; Alaska; Europe.


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