Carolinas and Georgia

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Sanguisorba canadensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sanguisorba canadensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-10-003:
Sanguisorba canadensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Canada Burnet, American Burnet, White Burnet


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Look for it in fens, seepage over mafic or ultramafic rocks (such as amphibolite, greenstone, serpentine), spray zones around waterfalls, other seepage wetlands, wet meadows, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

 

full sun ...Wet

LEAVES:
Pinnately compound
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White then greenish
Radially symmetrical
4 united sepals
Petals absent
4 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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Sanguisorba canadensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

Canada Burnet, American Burnet, White Burnet