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GREAT BURNET Sanguisorba officinalis (Rosaceae) Height to 1m. Elegant, hairless perennial of damp grassland and riverbanks. FLOWERS are tiny and reddish purple; borne in dense, ovoid heads on long stalks (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are dry and papery. LEAVES are pinnately divided and comprise 3-7 pairs of oval, toothed leaflets. STATUS-Local and declining, and common only in C and N England.
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GREAT BURNET Sanguisorba officinalis (Rosaceae) Height to 1m. Elegant, hairless perennial of damp grassland and riverbanks. FLOWERS are tiny and reddish purple; borne in dense, ovoid heads on long stalks (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are dry and papery. LEAVES are pinnately divided and comprise 3-7 pairs of oval, toothed leaflets. STATUS-Local and declining, and common only in C and N England.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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