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Gnaphalium hypoleucum is a Annual up to 0.60 metres tall.
It has edible and medicinal uses.
E. Asia - China, Japan, Himalayas.
Grazing ground and open slopes, 1500 - 2400 metres from Pakistan to Bhutan in the Himalayas[
We have very little information on this species but it should succeed as a spring-sown annual in Britain. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
Requires a well-drained soil in a sunny position[
Young leaves - cooked[
A paste of the plant is used in the treatment of coughs and backaches[
]. It is also applied externally on affected parts[
Seed - sow late spring in situ and only just cover the seed.