Sanguisorba canadensis

Linnaeus

Sp. Pl. 1: 117. 1753

Common names: Canada burnet sanguisorbe du Canada herbe à pisser
EndemicIllustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 322. Mentioned on page 321.

Plants 9–20 dm. Leaves: blade 5–55 cm, leaflets 7–17, oblong-ovate to lance-oblong, 10 × 4 cm, lengths ca. 2–4 times widths, base broadly cuneate, truncate, or rounded to slightly cordate, sometimes with leafy stipels (especially on vigorous basal leaves). Spikes 250–500+-flowered, cylindric, main 10–25 cm, flowering acropetal. Flowers: calyx lobes white to greenish white, midveins thickened distally; stamen lengths 4–6 times calyx lobes, filaments 6–10 mm, distally flattened-clavate. 2n = 56.


Phenology: Flowering Jul–Sep; fruiting Aug–Oct.
Habitat: Fens, stream channels (also lower stream channels), bogs, seeps, swamps, stream shores
Elevation: 0–1600 m

Distribution

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St. Pierre and Miquelon, N.B., Nfld. and Labr., N.S., Que., Conn., Del., D.C., Ga., Ill., Ind., Ky., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Pa., R.I., S.C., Tenn., Vt., Va., W.Va.

Discussion

Reports of Sanguisorba canadensis for Manitoba seem biogeographically unlikely and no definite documentation has been found; they are rejected pending additional information.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

... more about "Sanguisorba canadensis"
Alan S. Weakley +
Linnaeus +
Canada burnet +, sanguisorbe du Canada +  and herbe à pisser +
St. Pierre and Miquelon +, N.B. +, Nfld. and Labr. +, N.S. +, Que. +, Conn. +, Del. +, D.C. +, Ga. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Ky. +, Maine +, Md. +, Mass. +, Mich. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, Ohio +, Pa. +, R.I. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +, Vt. +, Va. +  and W.Va. +
0–1600 m +
Fens, stream channels (also lower stream channels), bogs, seeps, swamps, stream shores +
Flowering Jul–Sep +  and fruiting Aug–Oct. +
Endemic +  and Illustrated +
Sanguisorba canadensis +
Sanguisorba +
species +