Taxon  Report   7327 
Sanguisorba officinalis  L.
great burnet, official burnet
Sanguisorba officinalis, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Red Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: riparian, meadows, freshwater-marsh, bogs/fens [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.2 (broad endemic / strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Sanguisorba
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Poterium officinale
PLANTS: Sanguisorba microcephala
PLANTS: Sanguisorba officinalis ssp. microcephala
PLANTS: Sanguisorba officinalis var. polygama
 Information about  Sanguisorba officinalis  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (SAOF3)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 17, 2014).

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