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Roadside Agrimony (Agrimonia striata Michx.)

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A perennial with a wide range across North America, but also absent from parts of the country.

Range - Expand

Native or Not Present

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.

Description & Identification

Compound leaves are pinnately arranged, in which large leaflets alternate with small ones.


The common name "Roadside agrimony" can be somewhat misleading; although this plant can occur along roadsides, it is more frequent in natural areas, including open woodlands, woodland edges, streambanks, lake shores, open floodplains, and swamps. Prefers slightly less wet conditions than A. parviflora.


Sometimes cultivated in gardens, where it is valued for its slightly showier flowers than some Agrimonia species,

Agrimonia striata (Roadside Agrimony) | USDA PLANTS Database (About This Site)

Agrimonia striata | Go Botany (About This Site)

Roadside Agrimony | iNaturalist (About This Site)

Agrimonia striata | Biota of North America Project (BONAP) (About This Site)

Agrimonia striata | NatureServe Explorer (About This Site)

Agrimonia striata | Flora of North America (About This Site)

Woodland Agrimony | Maryland Biodiversity Project (About This Site)

Agrimonia striata (Roadside Agrimony) | Minnesota Wildflowers (About This Site)