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Common name

English: Common agrimony

German: Odermenning

Portuguese: Erva-agrimónia


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Rosales (119)

        Family: Rosaceae (56)(family description)

          Genus: Agrimonia (1)

            Epithet: eupatoria Krylov (1)

Synonym: Agrimonia bracteosa E. Mey.

bracteosa => having prominent bracts

eupatoria => refers to Mithradates VI (about 131-63 BC), king of Pontus (a Hellenistic state of Persian origin on the southern coast of the Black Sea)


Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Agrimonia eupatoria at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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