Belongs to: rose family

Compare with: weld

Agrimony Agrimonia eupatoria

Best time to see: Jun to Aug

Key facts

Tall, slender spikes of small yellow flowers, followed by rust-coloured hooked fruit

Found in open grasslands and on sunny banks

Grows from a small rhizome covered in rootlets


Plant tall and narrow, up to 90cm; small flowers making a spike at the top

Flowers, only 1 cm across at most, have 5 yellow petals

Leaves are softly hairy, each with paired oval toothed leaflets, some small, some large

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Photo © Tony Gunton