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Taxon: Sanguisorba minor Scop.

Genus: Sanguisorba
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Rosoideae tribe: Agrimonieae subtribe: Sanguisorbinae
Nomen number: 300526
Place of publication: Fl. carniol. ed. 2, 1:110. 1771
Name verified on: 01-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 31-Dec-2001
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 71 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • fodder burnet   (Source: BSBI [as S. minor subsp. muricata]) – English   [Sanguisorba minor subsp. balearica]
  • garden burnet   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • little burnet   (Source: Federal Seed Act ) – English
  • salad burnet   (Source: BSBI ) – English   [Sanguisorba minor subsp. minor]
  • small burnet   (Source: Names Beetle ) – English
  • petite pimprenelle   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • kleiner Wiesenknopf   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • krovohlëbka malaâ   (Source: Pl Names ) – Transliterated Russian
  • pimpinela menor   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • pimpinell   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

    Macaronesia: Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya; Morocco; Tunisia
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Western Siberia
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Ireland; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • naturalized elsewhere

  • also cultivated




Check other web resources for Sanguisorba minor Scop.:


  • Check for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (06 October 2015)

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