Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

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Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz
Family Rosaceae
Agrimonia parviflora Aiton
harvest-lice, southern agrimony, swamp agrimony
Agrimonia: possibly from Greek argema, an eye-disease, because of supposed medicinal value
parviflora: Latin for "small flower"
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: erect, perennial, up to 4' tall forb; stems stout, densely hairy
Flower: yellow, 5-parted, on short, erect stalk; inflorescence a spike-like, interrupted cluster (raceme) on a finely hairy stalk; blooms July-Aug.
Fruit:dry seed with hooked prickles in a rounded cluster fruit drawing
Leaf:once pinnately-divided into 11-23 large leaflets with smaller ones in-between, sharply toothed, glandular below
Habitat: damp; woods

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