Western Burnet
Sanguisorbia occidentials  (Nutt. ex Hook.) Torr. & Gray

Annual or biennial herb with strong taproot and freely branched. Leafy stems from 7 to 21 high. Leaves pinnately compound and 1 to 3 inches long with up to 17 leaflets or segments which are narrowly linear. Inflorescence an ovoid to cylindrical spike up to 1 1/2 inches long and 1/3 inch thick.  Located in disturbed area and moderately moist places.  Found throughout Idaho and identified near Idaho Falls, Idaho.


Succeeds in ordinary garden soil. Prefers a good moist soil that does not dry out in the summer, in sun or partial shade.

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