|Salad Burnet||Rose family|
Salad Burnet used to be grown as a fodder crop. Its leaves smell of cucumber when crushed,
and may be used in salads.
It has a globular head of tiny greenish flowers without any petals. At the top of the head are the female flowers, which have two red-purple feathery stigmas. Lower down are the male flowers, which have numerous long stamens.
|Female flowers with feathery stigmas||Male flowers with long stamens|