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Agrimonia striata

Higher Taxonomy
Family: RosaceaeView DescriptionDichotomous Key

Common Name: ROSE FAMILY
Habit: Annual to tree, glandular or not. Leaf: simple to palmately or pinnately compound, generally alternate; stipules free to fused (0), persistent to deciduous. Inflorescence: cyme, raceme, panicle, cluster, or flowers 1; bractlets on pedicel ("pedicel bractlets") generally 0--3(many), subtended by bract or generally not. Flower: generally bisexual, radial; hypanthium free or fused to ovary, saucer- to funnel-shaped, subtending bractlets ("hypanthium bractlets") 0--5, alternate sepals; sepals generally 5; petals generally 5, free; stamens (0,1)5--many, anther pollen sacs generally 2; pistils (0)1--many, simple or compound, ovary superior to inferior, styles 1--5. Fruit: 1--many per flower, achene (fleshy-coated or not), follicle, drupe, or pome with generally papery core, occasionally drupe-like with 1--5 stones. Seed: generally 1--5 (per fruit, not per flower).
Genera In Family: 110 genera, +- 3000 species: worldwide, especially temperate; many cultivated for ornamental, fruit, especially Cotoneaster, Fragaria, Malus, Prunus, Pyracantha, Rosa, Rubus. Note: Number of teeth is per leaf or leaflet, not per side of leaf or leaflet, except in Drymocallis.
eFlora Treatment Author: Daniel Potter & Barbara Ertter, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Daniel Potter, except as noted
Scientific Editor: Daniel Potter, Thomas J. Rosatti.
Genus: AgrimoniaView DescriptionDichotomous Key

Common Name: AGRIMONY
Habit: Perennial herb, finely glandular. Stem: 1--several, erect, rhizomed. Leaf: odd--1-pinnate; leaflets evenly toothed, generally alternately large, small. Inflorescence: spike-like raceme, terminal, often also axillary; pedicel bractlets 2, near tip, fused at base. Flower: hypanthium stalk 1--2 mm, reflexed in fruit, bractlets 0; petals +- elliptic to +- obovate [or otherwise], yellow; stamens 5--15; pistils 2, ovary superior, continuous to style at top. Fruit: hypanthium obconic to cup-shaped, hard, ridged, rim with 3--5 rows of spreading hooked bristles; sepal tips converged inward, with hypanthium generally encasing 1 achene.
Species In Genus: +- 20 species: generally northern temperate, South Africa, Brazil, Argentina. Etymology: (Greek: eye disease, from former use as cure)
eFlora Treatment Author: Genevieve J. Kline

Agrimonia striata Michx.
Stem: generally 20--150 cm; glands short-stalked, also larger, dot-like above. Leaf: largest generally 12--21 cm; stipules 0.5--3 cm, +- sickle-shaped to half-ovate; major leaflets 3--11, 1--11 cm, +- diamond-shaped to elliptic; abaxially with soft, shaggy and coarse, straight nonglandular hairs, stalked and dot-like glands. Inflorescence: generally 8--60 cm, generally 10--60-flowered; pedicels generally 3--6 mm. Flower: sepals 1--3 mm, tips often long-tapered; petal 2--4 mm. Fruit: hypanthium 2--7 mm; bristles 3--4 mm, in 3 rows, lowermost spread +- 90° (pressed upward on dried specimens); converged sepal tips not hooked. Chromosomes: 2n=56.
Ecology: Moist places, generally in woodland; Elevation: 1000--3000 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnBr (Oak Glen), W&I (White Mtns); Distribution Outside California: to eastern North America, mountains of Mexico. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug
Synonyms: Agrimonia brittoniana Bicknell; Agrimonia striata var. campanulata Fernald
eFlora Treatment Author: Genevieve J. Kline
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Citation for this treatment: Genevieve J. Kline 2016. Agrimonia striata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora,, accessed on May 02, 2016.

Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora,, accessed on May 02, 2016.

Geographic subdivisions for Agrimonia striata:
SnBr (Oak Glen), W&I (White Mtns);
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(Note: any qualifiers in the taxon distribution description, such as 'northern', 'southern', 'adjacent' etc., are not reflected in the map above, and in some cases indication of a taxon in a subdivision is based on a single collection or author-verified occurence).

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