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Useful Temperate Plants

Erigeron bulbosa

Nutt.

Asteraceae


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General Information

Erigeron bulbosa is a
It has edible uses.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Eastern N. America.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Edibility 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 perennial or annual, let alone whether it will grow in Britain. It probably prefers a moderately fertile well-drained soil in a sunny position.
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

Root[
105
Title
Tanaka's Cyclopedia of Edible Plants of the World.
Publication
 
Author
Tanaka. T. & Nakao S.
Publisher
Keigaku Publishing; Tokyo
Year
1976
ISBN
-
Description
The most comprehensive list of edible plants I've come across. Only the briefest entry for each species, though, and some of the entries are more than a little dubious. Not for the casual reader.
,
177
Title
Plants for Human Consumption.
Publication
 
Author
Kunkel. G.
Publisher
Koeltz Scientific Books
Year
1984
ISBN
3874292169
Description
An excellent book for the dedicated. A comprehensive listing of Latin names with a brief list of edible parts.
]. No further details are given.

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

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