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Sanguisorba stipulata - Raf.

Common Name
Family Rosaceae
USDA hardiness 4-8
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Bogs, swamps and streambanks[60].
Range Western N. America - Alaska to Oregon.
Edibility Rating    (1 of 5)
Other Uses    (0 of 5)
Weed Potential No
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Care (info)
Fully Hardy Moist Soil Wet Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Sanguisorba stipulata


Sanguisorba stipulata

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Sanguisorba stipulata is a PERENNIAL growing to 2 m (6ft 7in).
See above for USDA hardiness. It is hardy to UK zone 4. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: mildly acid, neutral and basic (mildly alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist or wet soil.

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Synonyms

S. stipulata. Raf.

Plant Habitats

 Bog Garden;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Leaves
Edible Uses:

Leaves - cooked. They are not choice[172].

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Medicinal Uses

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Astringent

Both the roots and the leaves are astringent[172].

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Other Uses

None known

Special Uses

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Cultivation details

Succeeds in ordinary garden soil[1]. Prefers a good moist soil that does not dry out in the summer, in sun or partial shade[187, 200]. Very closely related to S. canadensis[60], and considered to be no more than part of that species by some botanists[200].

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Plant Propagation

Seed - sow spring or autumn in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the cold frame for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Division in the spring.

Other Names

If available other names are mentioned here

Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

Related Plants
Latin NameCommon NameHabitHeightHardinessGrowthSoilShadeMoistureEdibleMedicinalOther
Sanguisorba annuaPrairie BurnetAnnual/Biennial0.6 -  LMHSNM11 
Sanguisorba canadensisAmerican Great Burnet, Canadian burnetPerennial1.2 4-8  LMHSNM10 
Sanguisorba menziesiiMenzies' burnetPerennial1.2 -  LMHSNMWe11 
Sanguisorba minorSalad Burnet, Small burnetPerennial0.6 4-8  LMHNM423
Sanguisorba obtusaJapanese burnetPerennial1.0 4-9 MLMHSNMWe10 
Sanguisorba officinalisGreat BurnetPerennial1.0 4-8  LMHSNDMWe232
Sanguisorba tenuifolia Perennial1.2 4-8  LMHSNMWe10 

Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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Author

Raf.

Botanical References

60200

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