Agrimonia gryposepala Wallr.  
Family: Rosaceae
common agrimony, tall hairy agrimony
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Etymology: Agrimonia: possibly from Greek argema, an eye-disease, because of supposed medicinal value
Plants: erect, perennial, 1'-5' tall forb; stout stems with long hairs
Leaves: once pinnately-divided into 5-9 large leaflets with smaller ones in-between, coarsely toothed, mostly smooth above
Flowers: yellow, 5-parted, 1/4" wide, stalks hairy; inflorescence a spike-like, interrupted cluster (raceme) on a stalk with long, spreading hairs; blooms July-Sept.
Fruits: dry seed with hooked prickles in a top-shaped cluster fruit drawing
Habitat: partial sun; dry to moist; woods, forests
Conservation Status: Native
- pincipal leaflets 5–9

- axis of inflorescence, stems, and leaf rachises conspicuously glandular and with long spreading hairs

- bristles of floral tube spreading or reflexed, elongating to as much as 3.5 (–4) mm

- fruiting floral tube top-shaped, often conspicuously grooved

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Christopher Noll  
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Kenneth J. Sytsma  
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