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Sanguisorba canadensis

Common Name(s):
Canada burnet
Category:
Wildflowers
Season:
Summer into early fall
Height:
3-8 ft.
Foliage:
Large basal leaves, pinnately divided into 7 to 15 oblong, sharply toothed leaflets
Flower:
Small white flowers in dense spikes on branched stems; flowers lack petals but have a calyx with four lobes and four long showy stamens
Site:
Bogs, seepage slopes, wet meadows, thickets
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2717

Sanguisorba canadensis Sanguisorba canadensis