Sanicula europaea   Sanicle C DD N

Sanicula euroepaea Sanicula euroepaea

This common woodland plant will grow on the edges or in quite deep shade where photography is quite difficult. Sanicle or Wood sanicle as it is also known, has long been used medicinally for treating wounds and when taken internally has been used as a herbal remedy for bleeding in the stomach or intestines.

Sanicula eurpaea is common throughout the woods of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland but is no found on the outer islands.

LHS: Leaves and buds at Coed Cilygroeslwyd 25th April 2005 RHS:Flower on Great Orme 7th May 2005

Added on 23rd November 2005, updated 28th Janaury 2012, updated 16th Nov 2014

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