Pimpinella saxifraga

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Burnet saxifrage
Pimpinella saxifraga - Köhler–s Medizinal-Pflanzen-241.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Genus: Pimpinella
Species: P. saxifraga
Binomial name
Pimpinella saxifraga
L.

The burnet saxifrage is a plant, Pimpinella saxifraga of the family Umbelliferae a native of the British Isles and temperate Europe and Western Asia. It is neither a Burnet, which its leaves resemble, nor a Saxifrage although it has a similar herbal effect as a diuretic.

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