Burnet-saxifrage, Barnham Broom church 1/2
Burnet-saxifrage 2/2

Burnet-saxifrage pimpimella saxifrage

Conservation status

There has been little change in distribution since 1962 but it is vulnerable to loss of established grassland.

Details

Did you know? Burnet-saxifrage is not a burnet and not a saxifrage but a member of the carrot family.
Burnet-saxifrage was used in herbal medicine in the 16th century to defend people from contagious diseases including the plague or pestilence. It was also used to heal wounds.
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