Agrimony - (Agrimonia eupatoria)

agrimony Agrimony is a member of the rose family. It is a perennial herb and is also called Cockleburr, Common Agrimony and Church Steeples. It has numerous yellow flowers growing all along the stem blooming in the middle of the summer. The toothed leaves are covered with coarse hair. It can grow up to 3 feet tall. Agrimony grows throughout Britain, Europe, Asia and North America along roadsides, wasteland, hedges and banks.

Sow in late winter (germination takes place under cold conditions) in a sunny location. Water regularly. Harvest the herb just before or while the flowers are in bloom.

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