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Crepis sancta is a Annual
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
Southeastern Europe and the eastern Mediterranean.
Found in Israel in bathas, steppes, and herbaceous plant communities of the Mediterranean territory.
We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it could succeed outdoors in many parts of this country. It is likely to need a sunny position and a well-drained soil.
Leaves - raw. Mild and agreeable, they are used in salads[
Seed - we have no information for this species but suggest sowing the seed in situ either as soon as it is ripe in late summer or in the spring.