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Useful Temperate Plants

Erigeron affinis

DC.

Asteraceae


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General Information

Erigeron affinis is a
It has medicinal and miscellaneous uses.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southern N. America - Mexico.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Medicinal Rating *
Height0.00 m
PollinatorsLepidoptera, bees
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

We have almost no information on this species and do not even know if it is an annual or perennial let alone whether it will succeed in Britain. It is likely to prefer a moderately fertile well-drained soil in a sunny position[
K
Title
Plants for a Future
Author
Ken Fern
Description
Notes from observations, tasting etc at Plants For A Future and on field trips.
].
Very few members of this genus will hybridise with other members of the genus[
274
Title
Illustrated Flora of North Central Texas
Publication
 
Author
Diggs, Jnr. G.M.; Lipscomb. B. L. & O'Kennon. R. J
Website
http://artemis.austincollege.edu/acad/bio/gdiggs/NCTXpdf.htm
Publisher
Botanical Research Institute, Texas.
Year
1999
ISBN
1-889878-01-4
Description
An excellent flora, which is also available on-line.
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The root is odontalgic[
61
Title
A Dictionary of Plants Used by Man.
Publication
 
Author
Usher. G.
Publisher
Constable
Year
1974
ISBN
0094579202
Description
Forget the sexist title, this is one of the best books on the subject. Lists a very extensive range of useful plants from around the world with very brief details of the uses. Not for the casual reader.
]. It is used to make a tooth powder and to treat toothache[
254
Title
The Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants
Publication
 
Author
Chevallier. A.
Publisher
Dorling Kindersley. London
Year
1996
ISBN
9-780751-303148
Description
An excellent guide to over 500 of the more well known medicinal herbs from around the world.
].

Other Uses

The root is used for cleaning the teeth[
61
Title
A Dictionary of Plants Used by Man.
Publication
 
Author
Usher. G.
Publisher
Constable
Year
1974
ISBN
0094579202
Description
Forget the sexist title, this is one of the best books on the subject. Lists a very extensive range of useful plants from around the world with very brief details of the uses. Not for the casual reader.
].

Propagation

Seed - sow spring in situ. The seed usually germinates within four weeks.
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