Name: Common Agrimony aka church steeples, cockeburr, sticklewort
Appearance: Common agrimony can grow up to 100cm high. It has a long green stem, with large green leaves. At the top of the plant there are yellow flowers, with five petals. The plant flowers between June and September. The flowers turn to seeds with burrs, these attach to passing livestock for pollination.
Storage: Can be dried or eaten fresh.
Additional Information: The common agrimony has a rich history ranging from its use by the ancient Greeks and Romans to witches and voodoo practitioners.
It is thought to have anti-inflammatory properties as well as being helpful for treating diarrhoea.