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Last updated 12/27/2020 by David Giblin.
Sanguisorba officinalis L.[FNA9, HC, HC2]
garden burnet, great burnet

Publication: Sp. Pl. 1: 116. 1753.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA9: "Occurrences of Sanguisorba officinalis from eastern North America represent introductions from Eurasia; the species is native in western North America. There seem to be no consistent differences upon which to base a taxonomic distinction at any level between the native northwestern North American material (S. microcephala) and Eurasian S. officinalis in the strict sense."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Poterium officinale (L.) A. Gray
Sanguisorba microcephala C. Presl
Sanguisorba officinalis L. ssp. microcephala (C. Presl) Calder & Roy L. Taylor