Definition of Poterium sanguisorba

1. Noun. European garden herb with purple-tinged flowers and leaves that are sometimes used for salads.

Exact synonyms: Burnet Bloodwort, Pimpernel, Salad Burnet
Terms within: Salad Burnet
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Poterium, Poterium



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poterium Sanguisorba

Potamogeton americanus
Potamogeton crispus
Potamogeton gramineous
Potamogeton nodosus
Potamogetonaceae
Potamophis
Potamophis striatula
Potawatomi
Potawatomis
Potemkin village
Potemkin villages
Potentilla
Potentilla anserina
Potenza
Poterium
Poterium sanguisorba
Potiphar
Potomac
Potomac River
Potoroinae
Potorous
Potos
Potos caudivolvulus
Potos flavus
Potsdam
Pott's disease
Pottawatomie
Potter
Potterhead
Potterheads

Literary usage of Poterium sanguisorba

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"2) poterium sanguisorba, L. Prior, p. 181. ... Sanguisorba officinalis, L., and poterium sanguisorba, L.—Lyte. Prior, p. 181. ..."

2. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1888)
"Great Burnet (Poterium [Sanguisorba} officinale) is common in meadows in ail parts of Europe. It is cultivated in Germany on poor soils for fodder. ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"poterium sanguisorba L. Sp. Pl. 994. 1753. Sanguisorba Sanguisorba Britton, Mem. Ton. Club, 5: 189. 1894. Glabrous or pubescent, erect, slender, perennial, ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"The name of two allied and often united genera of Rosacea-—Sanguisorba and Poterium. Sanguisorba has hermaphrodite How- en with four stamens; ..."

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