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Common Name: Jersey Cudweed
Gnaphalium luteoalbum is a Annual/Biennial up to 0.20 metres tall.
It has edible, medicinal and miscellaneous uses.
Most of Europe, including Britain, and most other warm temperate regions in the world.
Sandy fields and waste places in the Channel Islands[
]. It is also possibly native to a few mainland areas of Britain[
Requires a sunny position in a well-drained soil[
Leaves - raw or cooked[
The leaves are astringent, cholagogue, diuretic, febrifuge, haemostatic and vulnerary[
]. The plant is used in the treatment of breast cancer in Belgium[
The leaves are used as a tinder[
Seed - sow late spring in situ and only just cover the seed.