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| Burnet Bloodwort, Great Burnet|
Oblong-elliptical pairs of pinnate and toothed basal leaves form a rounded mound from which tall stalks of cylindrical burgundy red flower heads emerge. Flowers are densely formed and petalless.
Plant Type: perennial
Plant Form or Habit: rounded/mounded
Plant Use: In naturalized gardens.
Width: Minimum: 24 inches Maximum: 64 inches
Foliage Texture: medium
USDA Hardiness Zone: 5
Water Requirements: average
Additional Comments: Japanese beetles like this plant. May need staking. Leaves and rhizomatous roots have astringent properties and have been used to control bleeding, reduce skin inflammation, and to kill pathogenic organisms. Leaves also are used in salads, soups, and other dishes.