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Agrimony produces showy spikes of tiny white flowers in the summer that resemble church steeples, and it is also characterized by having fruits that are marked by hooked bristles - cockleburs - at the top or towards the tips. Agrimony will flourish in any soil type, and it is found growing wild on the side of agricultural fields and by the roadsides.
Agrimonia eupatoria 'Alba' is an attractive perennial which is also known by a host of common names: Church Steeples, Cocklebur, Liverwort, Philanthropos, Rat's Tail, Stickwort and White Tansy.
Traditionally used in healing, agrimony is typically used by herbalist as a sleep inducing remedy, although the plant itself has no narcotic properties.
Agrimony will grow 30-60cm high.