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Hagstrom, John

Alchemilla mollis (lady’s mantle), flowers


Identifier
3.77637
Format
digital color photograph 
Digitization Status
Born digital
Type
Photographic image
Date created
2005 – 2012
Description
Alchemilla mollis (lady’s mantle), garden perennial, clumping perennial which typically forms a basal foliage mound 6-12” tall of long-stalked circular scallop-edged toothed pleated soft-hairy light green leaves with 9-11 shallow rounded lobes, flowers are tiny apetalous star-shaped chartreuse flowers appear in loose spreading clusters (compound cymes) atop stems rising above the foliage to 12-18” in late spring to early summer, the tendency of plant leaves to retain moisture beads after a rain is considered to be a unique and attractive ornamental feature (like sparkling jewels)