Agrimony is a adequately accepted assemble that is a affiliate of the Rosaceae or rose family. There are added than twelve altered breed of this abiding assemble throughout Europe, Asia and North America. Agrimonia eupatoria or Accepted Agrimony is the a lot of accustomed breed in Europe while Agrimonia gryposepala, or bearded Agrimony is the a lot of accustomed in North America. This able assemble can be begin growing in woodlands and fields, but aswell takes able-bodied to garden cultivation. In the garden it prefers fractional sun and requires approved watering.
Common Agrimony alcove a acme of 1 -2 anxiety with a coarse axis covered in a cottony down. In some breed this down is absolutely blubbery giving these the appellation of Bearded Agrimony. The leaves are aphotic blooming and at the basal of the bulb can be rather large; generally seven or added inches long. The leaves abate in admeasurement from the basal of the bulb to the top with those abutting the top getting on boilerplate about three inches. The baby ablaze chicken flowers are abiding deeply on alone spikes. Both the leaves and the flowers are ambrosial and depending on breed the balm varies from that of apricots to lemons. Once the flowers achromatize they leave abaft annoying burrs that adhere to clothes or fur. These are the agent of one of the a lot of accepted chatty names for agrimony; the cocklebur.