Agrimony - Agrimonia eupatoria
Height 30-60 cm. A hairy plant with golden yellow flowers of 5 to 8 mm in slender spikes. Fruit grooved with erect hooks at the top.
Fragrant Agrimony also occurs in our area and looks similar. Follow the link to see the differences. http://www.plant-identification.co.uk/skye/rosaceae/agrimonia-procera.htm
Dry grassy habitats, field borders and roadside verges.
June to August.
Perennial. Seed dispersal by hooking on to animals or humans.
Fairly frequent in much of Britain except in the extreme north.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 363 of the 617 tetrads.
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