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Gnaphalium indicum is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.15 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
E. Asia - India to China. Australia.
Basalt areas in New South Wales and southern Victoria.
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[
Leaves - cooked[
Seed - sow late spring in situ and only just cover the seed.