Agrimonia odorata

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Agrimonia odorata Mill.

Rosaceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun  

Moisture: moderately moist

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: not specified

Division: imparipinnate

Shape: cup-shaped
Fruit: not specified

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Inflorescence: raceme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Rosanae
Ordo:
Rosales

Agrimonia odorata is a perennial.

Naming

Agrimonia odorata was described by Philip Miller in 1768. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Agrimonia odorata is a species in the genus Agrimonia which contains approximately 17 to 31 species and belongs to the family of the Rosaceae (Rose Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials reach heights of to 100 centimetres.

Leaves

Agrimonia odorata is deciduous. The green, imparipinnate leaves are alternate.

Flowers and Fruits

Agrimonia odorata produces racemes of golden-yellow cup-shaped flowers from June to August.


Root System

Distribution

Agrimonia odorata is native to the whole of Europe.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a sunny situation on moderately moist soil.

Classification after Prof. Dr. Sieber

  • open areas

Uses

The ornamental value of Agrimonia odorata lies especially in its fragrance.

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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