Pimpinella saxifraga

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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

Pimpinella saxifraga, known as burnet-saxifrage[1] or solidstem burnet saxifrage,[2] is a plant 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.


  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007" (xls). Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  2. ^ "Pimpinella saxifraga". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 

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