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SALAD BURNET Sanguisorba minor (Rosaceae) Height to 35cm. Perennial of chalk grassland that is hairy below. Smells of cucumber when crushed. FLOWERS are tiny and green with red styles; borne in dense, rounded heads (May-Sep). FRUITS are ridged and 4-sided. LEAVES are pinnately divided and comprise 4-12 pairs of rounded, toothed leaflets; basal leaves in a rosette. STATUS-Locally common.
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SALAD BURNET Sanguisorba minor (Rosaceae) Height to 35cm. Perennial of chalk grassland that is hairy below. Smells of cucumber when crushed. FLOWERS are tiny and green with red styles; borne in dense, rounded heads (May-Sep). FRUITS are ridged and 4-sided. LEAVES are pinnately divided and comprise 4-12 pairs of rounded, toothed leaflets; basal leaves in a rosette. STATUS-Locally common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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