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Agrimonia gryposepala Wallr.
Tall hairy agrimony, Agrimony
USDA Symbol: AGGR2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
An erect, wand-like cluster of small yellow flowers extending above pinnately compound leaves; stem exudes spicy odor when crushed.
The species name means having hooked sepals. The similar Southern Agrimony (A. parviflora) has leaves with 11-23 leaflets; it occurs from Ontario east to Massachusetts, south to Florida, west to Texas, and north to South Dakota. Five other very similar Agrimonia species occur in the East.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Leaf:
Green Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug
, WY Canada: BC
, QC Native Distribution:
Ontario east to Nova Scotia, south to Georgia, west to Louisiana, and north to Kansas and North Dakota; also in parts of West. Native Habitat:
Thickets and woods.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade , Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
- Santa Barbara, CANatural Biodiversity
- Johnstown, PA
Record Last Modified: 2012-09-18
Research By: TWC Staff