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Agrimonia striata, Roadside agrimony, Grooved agrimony,
Agrimony, Cocklebur, Woodland Agrimony, Woodland grooveburr

Scientific name:  Agrimonia striata Michx.
Synonym name:  Agrimonia brittoniana E.P.Bicknell
Common name:  Roadside agrimony, Grooved agrimony, Agrimony, Cocklebur, Woodland Agrimony, Woodland grooveburr
Family:  Rosaceae, Rose family

Agrimonia striata, Roadside agrimony, Grooved agrimony, Agrimony, Cocklebur, Woodland Agrimony, Woodland grooveburr

Life form:  Perennial forb
Stems:  About 40in., generally 20–150 cm; hairy stalk
Leaves:  Pinnately-divided
Inflorescence:  Spike-like, interrupted cluster (raceme) on a stalk with dense hairs; generally 8–60 cm, generally 10–60-flowered; pedicels generally 3–6 mm
Flowers:  5-parted yellow flowers
Fruits / pods:  Dry seed with hooked prickles in a rounded cluster
Flowering Period:  July, August
Habitat:  Dry to moist; woods

Agrimonia striata, Roadside agrimony, Grooved agrimony, Agrimony, Cocklebur, Woodland Agrimony, Woodland grooveburr


Derivation of the botanical name:
Agrimonia, Greek argema, an eye-disease, because of supposed medicinal value.
striata, striped.
  • The standard author abbreviation Michx. is used to indicate André Michaux (1746 – 1802), a French botanist and explorer.
  • The standard author abbreviation E.P.Bicknell is used to indicate Eugene Pintard Bicknell (1859 – 1925) , a US botanist and ornithologist.

Agrimonia striata, Roadside agrimony, Grooved agrimony, Agrimony, Cocklebur, Woodland Agrimony, Woodland grooveburr


 
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