Generic article

Pimpinella saxifraga L.

Burnet saxifrage

source: Franz Eugen Köhler (1897), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (pub.domain)
source: Franz Eugen Köhler (1897), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (pub.domain)


GrinTax Pimpinella saxifraga L.
The Plant list Pimpinella saxifraga L.
English name Burnet saxifrage

Crop relationship
Anise same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 strongly decreasing (50-75%)
Presence relatively rare
Status Red List: near threatened
Legal protection unlisted

Conservation in the Netherlands

A) In protected areas per province

For subareas the link to the larger area is provided.

a = actually present, p = possible
(see: About CWRnl / Methodology)


  • Bargerveen (SBB [p])
  • Boswachterij Odoorn (SBB [p])
  • Dalerveen (SBB [p])
  • De Velden (SBB [a])
  • Drentsche A-Balloerveld (SBB [p])
  • Drentsche A-Oudemolen (SBB [p])
  • Emmerdennen en Valtherbos (SBB [p])
  • Havelte (SBB [a])
  • Hondsrug (SBB [p])
  • Mantingerbos- en weiden (NM [p])
  • Orvelte (SBB [p])
  • Westerveld (SBB [p])


  • Horsterwold (SBB [p])
  • Oostvaardersplassen (SBB [p])
  • Vreugderijkerwaard (NM [a])


  • Reidfjild (SBB [p])


  • Appense Veld (NM [p])
  • Balgoijse Meer (SBB [p])
  • Bemmelse Gendtse en Klompenwaard (SBB [a])
  • Bronkhorst (SBB [p])
  • Buskersbos (NM [p])
  • Coehoorn (SBB [p])
  • Doddendaal (SBB [p])
  • Drutense en Deestsewaard (SBB [p])
  • Gorssel (SBB [p])
  • Grote Veld (NM [p])
  • Haaften (SBB [p])
  • Hackfort (NM [p])
  • Heerde (SBB [p])
  • IJsselwaarden Noordwest (SBB [p])
  • IJsselwaarden Zuidwest (SBB [p])
  • Keunenhuis (NM [p])
  • Korenburgerveen (NM [p])
  • Lobberdensewaard en Tolkamerdijk (SBB [p])
  • Loenense en Oosterhoutsewaard (SBB [p])
  • Loevestein (SBB [a])
  • Meinerswijk-Lingezegen (SBB [a])
  • Mentink (NM [p])
  • Neede (SBB [a])
  • Nijbroek (SBB [p])
  • Ooijpolder en Millingerwaard (SBB [a])
  • Oostereng (SBB [p])
  • Oude IJssel (SBB [p])
  • Oude Rijnstrangen (SBB [p])
  • Tielerwaard Komgronden (SBB [a])
  • Velhorst (NM [p])
  • Vennengebied (SBB [p])
  • Waarden bij Beusichem (SBB [p])
  • Waarden bij Heesselt (SBB [p])
  • Waarden bij Hurwenen (SBB [p])
  • Waarden bij Wamel (SBB [p])
  • Wageningse Uiterwaarden (SBB [a])
  • Winterswijk (SBB [p])
  • Zwolse Bos (SBB [p])


  • Annendaalsbos (SBB [p])
  • Bemelen (SBB [p])
  • Bergjes (SBB [a])
  • Boekenderbos (SBB [p])
  • Brunssummerheide (NM [p])
  • Bunderbos (SBB [p])
  • Dal van de Roode Beek (NM [p])
  • De Doort (SBB [p])
  • Den Ouden Bosche (SBB [p])
  • Geleenbeekdal (NM [p])
  • Genhoes (NM [a])
  • Gerendal (SBB [a])
  • Geul- en Gulpdal (SBB [a])
  • Geuldal (NM [a])
  • Groeve Sweijer (NM [p])
  • Heuloerbroek (SBB [p])
  • IJzerenbos (NM [p])
  • Imstenraderbos (NM [p])
  • Keversbroek (NM [p])
  • Kunderberg (SBB [a])
  • Maasoevers Limburg (SBB [a])
  • Maasvallei (NM [a])
  • Mechelderbeekdal (NM [p])
  • Molenbeekdal (SBB [p])
  • Noordal (NM [p])
  • Rivierduintjes (NM [p])
  • Roerdal (SBB [p])
  • Savelsbos (SBB [a])
  • Schuitwater (SBB [p])
  • Selzerbeekdal (NM [p])
  • Sint-Jansberg (NM [p])
  • Sint-Pietersberg (NM [a])
  • Spaubekerbos (NM [p])
  • St. Jan Sleutelbergbos (SBB [p])
  • Strijthagerbeekdal (NM [p])
  • Swalmdal (SBB [a])
  • Vaals (SBB [a])
  • Wahlwiller Graven (SBB [a])
  • Weerter- en Budelerbergen (NM [p])
  • Wintrakerberg (SBB [p])
  • Wormdal (NM [p])


  • De Biesbosch (SBB [p])
  • Dommeldal (NM [p])
  • Keent en Reek (SBB [p])
  • Landschotse Heide (SBB [p])
  • Leudal (SBB [p])
  • Maasuiterwaarden (NM [a])
  • Makken (SBB [p])
  • Middelsteegse Weiden (SBB [p])
  • Moerdijk (SBB [p])
  • Moergestel (SBB [p])
  • Mookerheide (NM [p])
  • Oeffelter Meent (SBB [a])
  • Waarden bij Gameren (SBB [p])
  • Wijstgronden (SBB [p])


  • Lunetten (SBB [p])
  • Nationaal Park Zuid-Kennemerland (NM [a])
  • Schoorlse Duinen (SBB [p])
  • Slingerduin (SBB [p])


  • Achter de Voort (SBB [p])
  • Agelerbroek (SBB [p])
  • Agelo-Reutum (SBB [p])
  • Boswachterij Ommen (SBB [p])
  • Buurserzand (NM [p])
  • De Weerribben (SBB [p])
  • Dinkelland (SBB [p])
  • Fortmond (SBB [a])
  • Haaksbergerveen (SBB [p])
  • Heerenbroek (SBB [p])
  • Hengforder Waarden (SBB [p])
  • Hoge Venterink (NM [p])
  • Junner Koeland (SBB [p])
  • Leusener Maan (SBB [p])
  • Luttenberg (SBB [p])
  • Nationaal Park De Sallandse Heuvelrug (NM [p])
  • Oldeneel (SBB [p])
  • Plaggemars (SBB [p])
  • Rheeze (SBB [p])
  • Sallandse Heuvelrug (SBB [p])
  • Springendal (SBB [p])
  • Vechtdal (SBB [a])
  • Voltherbroek (SBB [p])
  • Wijhe-Buitenwaarden (SBB [p])
  • Windesheim (SBB [p])
  • Witte Veen (NM [p])
  • Zalk-Wilsum (SBB [p])


  • De Waarden (SBB [a])


  • Grevelingen (SBB [p])
  • Kop van Schouwen (SBB [p])
  • Zuid-Beveland (SBB [p])


  • Aalkeetbuitenpolder (NM [p])
  • Coepelduinen (SBB [a])
  • Hondswaard (SBB [p])
  • Lekuiterwaarden Noord (SBB [p])
  • Midden-Delfland (SBB [p])
  • Noordwijk (SBB [p])
  • Vlietlanden (NM [p])
  • Wassenaar (SBB [a])
  • Westduinpark (SBB [a])

B) In genebank

  • CGN: no material

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence
  • green: management type maps with areas that qualify for financial support (largely representing the Dutch network of protected areas). Protected water areas are not shown (IJsselmeer, Markermeer and all Frisian lakes, Randmeren & Vechtplassen).

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe largest part of Europe
Asia from Europe to Central-Asia
Africa -
North-America naturalized
South-America -
Australia -
source:, 2015
source:, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.


Optimistic scenario

Distribution data GBIF, February 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.ydghjm
Distribution data GBIF, February 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.ydghjm

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information