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Salad Burnet, Sanguisorba minor Family: Rosaceae
Poterium sanguisorba / Sanguisorba minor     *     Salad Burnet

Flowering time: May-September. Perennial

Habitat: Can be locally abundant on dry, infertile calcareous grasslands

Globular flowerheads of very small greenish flowers with reddish styles or yellow anthers. The basal leaves are pinnate with 3-12 pairs of grey-green leaflets. The plant smells slightly of cucumber and can be used in salads.

Previously Sanguisorba minor


Salad Burnet, Sanguisorba minor


Salad Burnet, Sanguisorba minor
Salad Burnet, Sanguisorba minor
Godlingston Hill, Dorset. October 2012 and May 2013

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