Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Alchemilla arvensis (L.) Scop.

ROSACEAE Family selection - Rose family (Angiosperms - Flowering plants)

Taxon Page:

Name: Alchemilla arvensis (L.) Scop. Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: Fl. Carniol., ed. 2, 1: 115 (1771)
Rank: species
See: ► Aphanes arvensis L.

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Field parsley piert
en English name: breakstone
English name: parsley-piert
French name: alchémille des champs
German name: gewöhnlicher Ackerfrauenmantel

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Annual

= Aphanes arvensis L.
= Alchemilla cuneifolia Nutt.
= Alchemilla occidentalis Nutt.
= Aphanes occidentalis (Nutt.) Rydb.


Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Alchemilla

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Alchemilla arvensis
Alchemilla arvensis
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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)

Distributional map for Alchemilla arvensis (L.) Scop.
Map for Alchemilla arvensis (L.) Scop.
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

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More species:
1) Alchemilla connivens Buser var. wichurae Buser [76]
2) Alchemilla cuneifolia Nutt. [76]
3) Alchemilla filicaulis Buser [147]
4) Alchemilla filicaulis Buser ssp. vestita (Buser) M.E. Bradshaw [169]
5) Alchemilla glomerulans Buser [224]
6) Alchemilla minor Huds. [97]
7) Alchemilla pratensis auct. non F.W. Schmidt [69]
8) Alchemilla vulgaris auct. non L. [181]
9) Alchemilla xanthochlora auct. non Rothm. [130]
10) Alectoria altaica (Gyel.) Rasanen [88]

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