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wandygirl
Brookfield, CT

June 4, 2009
1:28 PM

Post #6640423

After scrolling through the May thread I know I am in the right place to get this plant identified. It was grown by Sunny Border Nurseries right here in CT. I checked their website, but they have at least 100 species listed in their "alpines" category and not all have photos. I looked at 15 or so "A" species and lost patience...I thought this looked like a type of Sanguisorba, but the flower seems to be wrong. Any help is sincerely appreciated.

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altagardener
Calgary, AB
(Zone 3b)

June 4, 2009
1:58 PM

Post #6640567

It's an Acaena, not sure which species... possibly Acaena inermis.
wandygirl
Brookfield, CT

June 8, 2009
1:49 PM

Post #6658072

Thanks! Beth Chatto has a nice photo here:

www.bethchatto.co.uk/plant%20portraits%20a/ac...

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