Western and Central Europe
In Europe the highly astringent leaves and flowers have been prepared into gynecological herbal remedies for centuries.
Source of plant
Well-Sweep Herb Farm
Medium sized, up to 50 cm, usually robust, often yellowish-green. Leaves reniform to orbicular-reniform, glabrous above or rarely with sparse hairs in the folds; lobes 9-11, rounded with rather wide, acute, subequal teeth. Lower surface of leaf, petioles and stems up to the infloresence branches withdense, patent or (especially on petioles and lower internodes) erecto-patent hairs. Pedicels andhypanthium usually glabrous or nearly so. Flowers 2.5-3 mm wide, with hypanthium c.2 mm.
USDA Hardiness Zone