Flower Database

Salad Burnet

Basic information
Flower Name
Salad Burnet
Formal Name
Sanguisorba minor
Alias
Salad Burnet, 和蘭吾亦紅, Garden Burnet
Habitat
Mediterranean coast
Morph
cold-resistant perennial vegetable
Comment
Salad Burnet (scientific name: Sanguisorba minor) is native to the Mediterranean coast, and is a cold-resistant perennial vegetable of the family Rosaceae. During the early summer to rainy season, add a green spherical inflorescences to the shoot apex. The upper part of the inflorescences plays a red stamen with a male flower. The lower part of the inflorescence is a female flower and puts out a purple stigma. It is the calyx that the petals degenerate and looks like petals. Flowers (calyx) bloom from top to bottom. Wakaba is a vegetable which smells like cucumber and can be eaten raw salad etc. It is rich in vitamin C, and private medicine is supposed to have medicinal ingredients against diuresis. In the closely related species, there are Wallemocow (S. officinalis) and Sanguisorba hakusanesis (S. hakusanensis).
Generic name: Salad Burnet, Scientific name: Sanguisorba minor, aka: Garden Burnet, Place of Origin: Mediterranean Coast, Plant Length: 30 to 90 cm, Leaf Shape: Feathery Compound, Leaf Margin: Wavy Serrated, Inflorescence Length: 1.5 cm, Flowering Period: May to June, Flower Color: Red · Pink, Harvesting Period: From March to November (excluding August and September), use: garden plant, potted plant, herb, dry flower.
Detailed information
Order
Rosales
Family
Rosaceae
Genus
Sanguisorba
Species
S. minor
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
no petal
Leaf type
pinnately compound
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Red, Pink
Season
May Jun
Height
30  ~ 90  [cm]
Diameter
0.5  ~ 0.5