Herb latin name: Sanguisorba stipulata

Synonyms: Sanguisorba sitchensis

Family: Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Medicinal use of Sanguisorba stipulata:

Both the roots and the leaves are astringent.

Description of the plant:


2 m
(6 1/2 foot)

Habitat of the herb:

Bogs, swamps and streambanks.

Edible parts of Sanguisorba stipulata:

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 cold frame 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 stipulata:

Bogs, swamps and streambanks.

Known hazards of Sanguisorba stipulata:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.