Alchemilla erythropoda (dwarf lady's mantle) is a species of flowering herbaceous perennial plant in the family Rosaceae, native to Eastern Europe. It forms a clump of hairy, palmate leaves up to 15 centimetres (5.9 in) high, with sprays of yellow flowers in early summer. The leaves of this and its relative A. mollis are noted for being highly water-repellent.
This plant is valued as groundcover in cultivation in temperate regions. It tolerates a wide range of soil conditions, but is prone to self-seeding. It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
- RHS A-Z encyclopedia of garden plants. United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. 2008. pp. 1136. ISBN 1405332964.
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