Irish wildflowers


Photographs: County Cork

Garden Lady's-mantle
Alchemilla mollis
Dearna Mhuire
Family: Rosaceae

Flowering: June-October. Perennial. Garden escape. Introduced.

Branching sprays yellow-green flowers. Self-seeds prolifically. Hairless
flower stalks, to 70cm. Pale-green leaves, lobed, toothed, hairy, 7-10cm.

Infrequent garden escape, self-sown or from discarded plant material.
Identification confirmed by Paul Green.

Very similar: Alchemilla xanthochlora. Neutral or calcareous grassland.
Also: Hairy Lady's-mantle, A. filicaulis.
     


    



Garden Lady's-mantle.

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