Agrimonia eupatoria L.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Agrimonia eupatoria L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Lvs softly and densely pubescent or sometimes subtomentose beneath, with long stiff hairs on the veins; axis of the infl glandular or not, ± hirsute with long spreading hairs; hypanthium hirsute throughout with long, spreading or ascending hairs; pet 4–5 mm; 2n=28. Formerly used in folk-medicine and as a source of a golden yellow dye. Native of Eurasia, occasionally intr. in our range.

  • Common Names

    medicinal agrimony