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Weed Science & Agronomy

Bayer Code : aphar

Scientific name: Aphanes arvensis L.

Synonym(s) of Sc. name: Alchemilla arvensis (L.) Scop.

Classification: Rosaceae, Dicotyledonous

Common name: parsley-piert

Synonym(s) of Common name:

Name per country: DE : Acker-Frauenmantel ; ES : pie de León ; FR : alchemille des champs ; IT : ventaglina dei campi ; PT : solda ; EN : parsley-piert ; NL : akkerleeuweklauw, ; DK : dværg-lovefod

Biological type: Annual

Seed snapshot Seed:


Seedling snapshot Seedling:

- Cotyledons elongated spoon shaped.

- Leaves divided, palmate.

Adult plant snapshot Adult plant:

- Height: 5-15 cm. Plant ascending or prostrate, hairy.

- Stem branched.

- Lower leaves in rosette. Cauline leaves, 5-15 mm long, divided, palmate in 3-5 segments. Rough hair on margin and on faces. Fused stipules in half-shell, lobed and dentate, hairy, foliaceous.

- Flowers small, greenish slightly visible along the length of the stem.

- Plant astringent, diuretic and antidiabetic.

- Biological type: annual.

Ecological profile (click on flags): BeneLux   Present     Germany  Present     Denmark  Present     France  Present     Great Britain  Present     Italy  Rare     Portugal  Rare    

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