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Hypochaeris scorzonerae is a Perennial
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and medicine
S. America - Chile.
We have almost no information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in this country, nor do we know its cultivation needs.
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The root is diuretic[
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.