Sanguisorba canadensis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRosaceae
Family (Traditional)Rosaceae
GenusSanguisorba
Species:Sanguisorba canadensis L.
Common NameCanadian Burnet
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: compound; Leaf Dissection: 1; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: serrate; Leaflet Number: 7; Leaflet Number: 9; Leaflet Number: 11; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Achene; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: Yes; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: No; Petal Number: 0; Pistil Number: 1; Sepal Fusion: Yes; Sepal Number: 4; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 4
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[S1] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Poterium canadense Poterium canadense

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Letcher (KY), Carter (TN), Johnson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, ETSU, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100719309 Letcher Kentucky Rich Hannan
EKY
Sanguisorba canadensis
TENN-V-0242090 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Sanguisorba canadensis
APSC0097184 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Sanguisorba canadensis
APSC0097164 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Sanguisorba canadensis
TENN-V-0119890 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Sanguisorba canadensis
TENN-V-0119891 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Sanguisorba canadensis
TENN-V-0119892 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Sanguisorba canadensis
ETSU032742 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Sanguisorba canadensis
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Plant Photos

Sanguisorba canadensis - Dwayne Estes
Sanguisorba canadensis - Dwayne Estes
Sanguisorba canadensis - Dwayne Estes
Sanguisorba canadensis - Dwayne Estes
Sanguisorba canadensis - Dwayne Estes
Sanguisorba canadensis - Dwayne Estes
Sanguisorba canadensis - Dwayne Estes
Sanguisorba canadensis - Dwayne Estes