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Useful Temperate Plants

Hypochaeris incana

(Hook.&Arn.)MacLoskie.

Asteraceae


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General Information

Hypochaeris incana is a Perennial
It has edible uses.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

69
Title
Flora of Tierra del Fuego.
Publication
 
Author
Moore. D. M.
Publisher
Anthony Nelson.
Year
1983
ISBN
0-904614-05-0
Description
Standard work for this part of S. America. Excellent details of habitat and a few notes on plant uses.

Range

Southern S. America - Argentina to Chile.

Habitat

Coastal sands and gravels, open scrub, dry grassland and Empetrum heath to 150 metres and occasionally found to 650 metres from Tierra Del Fuego north to latitude 41°s in Argentina[
69
Title
Flora of Tierra del Fuego.
Publication
 
Author
Moore. D. M.
Publisher
Anthony Nelson.
Year
1983
ISBN
0-904614-05-0
Description
Standard work for this part of S. America. Excellent details of habitat and a few notes on plant uses.
].

Properties

Edibility Rating *  *
HabitPerennial
Height0.00 m
PollinatorsBees, Flies
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

We have almost no information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though it is likely to succeed outdoors at least in the milder areas of the country. It is likely to require a light free-draining soil and a sunny position. It should also be tolerant of maritime exposure.

Edible Uses

Root - roasted[
69
Title
Flora of Tierra del Fuego.
Publication
 
Author
Moore. D. M.
Publisher
Anthony Nelson.
Year
1983
ISBN
0-904614-05-0
Description
Standard work for this part of S. America. Excellent details of habitat and a few notes on plant uses.
].

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed - sow spring in a cold frame and only just cover the seed. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer.
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