Sanguisorba canadensis

Linnaeus

Sp. Pl. 1: 117. 1753.

Common names: Canada burnet sanguisorbe du Canada herbe à pisser
EndemicIllustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 322. Mentioned on page 321.

Plants 9–20 dm. Leaves: blade 5–55 cm, leaflets 7–17, oblong-ovate to lance-oblong, 10 × 4 cm, lengths ca. 2–4 times widths, base broadly cuneate, truncate, or rounded to slightly cordate, sometimes with leafy stipels (especially on vigorous basal leaves). Spikes 250–500+-flowered, cylindric, main 10–25 cm, flowering acropetal. Flowers: calyx lobes white to greenish white, midveins thickened distally; stamen lengths 4–6 times calyx lobes, filaments 6–10 mm, distally flattened-clavate. 2n = 56.


Phenology: Flowering Jul–Sep; fruiting Aug–Oct.
Habitat: Fens, stream channels (also lower stream channels), bogs, seeps, swamps, stream shores
Elevation: 0–1600 m

Distribution

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St. Pierre and Miquelon, N.B., Nfld. and Labr., N.S., Que., Conn., Del., D.C., Ga., Ill., Ind., Ky., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Pa., R.I., S.C., Tenn., Vt., Va., W.Va.

Discussion

Reports of Sanguisorba canadensis for Manitoba seem biogeographically unlikely and no definite documentation has been found; they are rejected pending additional information.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
... more about "Sanguisorba canadensis"
Alan S. Weakley +
Linnaeus +
compound +  and simple +
opposite +  and alternate +
rounded +  and slightly cordate +
oblongelliptic +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (55 cm550 mm <br />0.55 m <br />) +
free +  and distinct +
Canada burnet +, sanguisorbe du Canada +  and herbe à pisser +
St. Pierre and Miquelon +, N.B. +, Nfld. and Labr. +, N.S. +, Que. +, Conn. +, Del. +, D.C. +, Ga. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Ky. +, Maine +, Md. +, Mass. +, Mich. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, Ohio +, Pa. +, R.I. +, S.C. +, Tenn. +, Vt. +, Va. +  and W.Va. +
not +  and aggregated +
0–1600 m +
flattened-clavate +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and aggregated +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
Fens, stream channels (also lower stream channels), bogs, seeps, swamps, stream shores +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
crassinucellate +
deciduous +
cauline +  and basal +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (?) +
oblong-ovate +  and lance-oblong +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (?) +
serrate +, crenate +  and flat +
inferior +  and superior +
clustered +, biseriate +  and superposed +
0 (?) +  and 4 (?) +
free +  and distinct +
5 +  and 4 +
Flowering Jul–Sep +  and fruiting Aug–Oct. +
adnate +, free +, connate +  and distinct +
not arillate +
persistent +
spreading +  and ascending +
elliptic +  and ovate +
Endemic +  and Illustrated +
250-500+-flowered +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
cylindric +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br />) +
free +  and distinct +
4-6 times calyx lobes +
shorter or longer +
branched +  and simple +
ascending +  and erect +
1 +  and 10 +
deciduous +
distinct +
basal +, lateral +, subterminal +  and terminal +
not elongate +
hairy +  and glabrous +
Sanguisorba canadensis +
Sanguisorba +
species +
inconspicuous +
enlarged +  and small +