SANGUISORBA OFFICINALIS - BURNET
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Sanguisorba officinalis (Great Burnet) is a plant in the family Rosaceae. It is native throughout the cooler regions of the Northern Hemisphere in Europe,northern Asia, and northern North America.It is a herbaceous perennial plant growing to 1 m tall, which occurs in grasslands, growing well on grassy banks. It flowers June/July. Sanguisorba officinalis is an important food plant for the European Large Blue butterflies Maculinea nausithous and M. teleius. It has an extensive root system that is often used to stabilise loose soil such as that found covering landfills. It has edible leaves (said to taste like cucumber) and these are used in salads. The root has medicinal properties and is used to speed up blood-clotting and was historically used to treat nose bleeds.Full instructions can be downloaded from my website, details of which are on my 'Me' page