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Fragrant Agrimony

Agrimonia procera

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Rosales
Family:
Rosaceae (Rose)
Type:
Flower
Maximum Size:
150 centimetres tall
Habitats:
Grassland, seaside, woodland.

Flower:
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Yellow, 5 petals
 
The inflorescence is a long flower spike. The flowers are about 1cm across with notched tips. 12 stamens. 2 pistils.
Fruit:
Bell-shaped, burred fruit with hooks that are down-turned. The fruit is about 1cm long.
Leaves:
No basal leaves. The stem leaves are stalked and alternate up the stems. They are pinnate leaves with 3 to 7 pairs. Leaflets are lance-shaped and large toothed. The leaves are more deeply toothed than those of the similar looking Common Agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria). Also, the stems of Fragrant Agrimony are leafier than those of Common Agrimony.
Aroma:
The flowers are fragrant, more so than the similar looking Common Agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria).
Frequency (UK):
Unusual  
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