Herb latin name: Sanguisorba menziesii

Family: Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Medicinal use of Sanguisorba menziesii:

Both the roots and the leaves are astringent.

Description of the plant:


120 cm
(4 feet)

Habitat of the herb:

Coastal bogs and marshlands.

Edible parts of Sanguisorba menziesii:

Leaves - cooked. They are not choice.

Propagation of the herb:

Seed - sow spring or autumn in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Division in the spring.

Cultivation of Sanguisorba menziesii:

Coastal bogs and marshlands.

Known hazards of Sanguisorba menziesii:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.