The British Cyclopaedia: Agrimony (Linnaeus).

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A genus of herbs found on the northern parts of both continents. Linnaean class and order, Dodecandria Digynia. Natural order, Rosaceae. The A. eupatoria is a British plant, neral common on hedge-banks; formerly of some repute as a medical herb, and still used in herb teas.

The root in spring is sweet-scented, and the flowers fresh gathered smell like apricots. When the plant is coming into flower it dyes wool a dull yellow, and if gathered in September a still deeper shade. Formerly it was used for dressing leather.

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