hemp agrimony


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hemp agrimony

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A Eurasian and North African plant (Eupatorium cannabinum) in the composite family, having palmately divided leaves and clusters of small reddish-purple flower heads.

hemp agrimony

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(Plants) a Eurasian plant, Eupatorium cannabinum, with clusters of small pink flower heads: family Asteraceae (composites)
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Noun1.hemp agrimony - coarse European herb with palmately divided leaves and clusters of small reddish-purple flower headshemp agrimony - coarse European herb with palmately divided leaves and clusters of small reddish-purple flower heads
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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Adult moths are lured towards paler coloured flowers which show up at dusk such as hemp agrimony (Eupatorium cannabinum), nightscented flowers such as evening primrose (Oenothera biennis) and night-scented stock, long tubular flowers including common honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum) and Verbena bonariensis, open flowers such as cosmos and bishop's weed (Ammi majus), and aquatic plants such as aromatic water mint or purple loosestrife," she says.
Above all I recall the smells and colours of a tapestry of herbs which I had never encountered before: marsh St John's-wort in a peaty ditch, marsh cinquefoil and bogbean in pools, and purple loosestrife and hemp agrimony in former peat cuttings, a sign to take care when stepping on what looked like solid ground.
Hemp agrimony that is flowering now in damp ditches, the ox-eye daisy that lights up motorway embankments in late spring, the butterbur that produces strange spikes of late winter flowers before the huge leaves appear in grass verges in spring and summer, the colourful knapweeds and cornflowers that light up meadows in summer - the list is endless and startling in its diversity.
Red valerian loves a dry spot, such as on top of a wall, while hemp agrimony and purple loosestrife are good for growing by a wildlife pond.