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Salad Burnet (Sanguisorba Minor)

An evergreen perennial herb, native to Europe and Asia, with leaves resembling coriander, but growing on a stronger sprig. It's been grown in Britain since the 16th century, and was certainly taken to the America's by the Pilgrim Fathers who called it 'Pimpernel'.

It was popular as a garden plant, as it gives out a pleasant smell when walked on, and is strong enough not to be damaged.

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