Astrantia major

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Noun1.Astrantia major - European herb with aromatic roots and leaves in a basal tuft and showy compound umbels of white to rosy flowers
astrantia, masterwort - any plant of the genus Astrantia
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Great Masterwort like its sister plant Common Masterwort (Peucedanum ostruthium) is rarely used in herbal medicine.
They've stood the test of time, having been cultivated in Britain since the 16th century, and have been fondly labelled with names such as Hattie's pincushion, great masterwort and melancholy gentlemen.