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Agrimonia gryposepala

Agrimony (Agrimonia gryposepala) Other common names: Tall Agrimony, Tall Hairy Agrimony

Other scientific names: Agrimonia hirsuta

French names: Aigremoine à sépales crochus

Family: Rose Family (Rosaceae)

Group: Agrimonies

Distinctive features: Small yellow flowers strung out along arching stem.

Similar species:
  •   Small-flowered Agrimony (Agrimonia parviflora) - Smaller flowers. Rare.

Flowers: Summer;  Yellow;  5 parts (petals)

Leaves: Alternate, Compound, Toothed

Habitat: Forests, Fields and Open Areas

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 236    ROM Field Guide to Wildflowers of Ontario: 364   

Native/Non-native: Native

Status: Common.

Photographs: 64 photographs available, of which 10 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Agrimony (Agrimonia gryposepala)

Agrimony flowers strung out along its stem.

Agrimony (Agrimonia gryposepala)

Closeup view of a flower.

Agrimony (Agrimonia gryposepala)

Another flower closeup.

Agrimony (Agrimonia gryposepala)

Agrimony (Agrimonia gryposepala)

Another view of a flower.

Agrimony likes to grow in open areas in the woods, and along the edges of woods.

Agrimony (Agrimonia gryposepala)

Typical leaf.

Agrimony (Agrimonia gryposepala)

Plant just starting to grow in May, showing leaves.

Agrimony (Agrimonia gryposepala)

Fruit forming.

Agrimony (Agrimonia gryposepala)

Closeup of fruit. Note the hooks.

Agrimony (Agrimonia gryposepala)

Agrimony fruit on the left (larger ones), with Small-flowered Agrimony (Agrimonia parviflora) fruit to the right (smaller ones).

Range map for Agrimony (Agrimonia gryposepala)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)