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Useful Temperate Plants

Hypochaeris scorzonerae

F.Muell.

Asteraceae


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General Information

Hypochaeris scorzonerae is a Perennial
It has edible and medicinal uses.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

S. America - Chile.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Edibility Rating *
Medicinal 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 this country, nor do we know its cultivation needs.

Edible Uses

Root[
2
Title
Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World.
Publication
 
Author
Hedrick. U. P.
Publisher
Dover Publications
Year
1972
ISBN
0-486-20459-6
Description
Lots of entries, quite a lot of information in most entries and references.
,
105
Title
Tanaka's Cyclopedia of Edible Plants of the World.
Publication
 
Author
Tanaka. T. & Nakao S.
Publisher
Keigaku Publishing; Tokyo
Year
1976
ISBN
-
Description
The most comprehensive list of edible plants I've come across. Only the briefest entry for each species, though, and some of the entries are more than a little dubious. Not for the casual reader.
,
139
Title
Flora of Chile. (in Spanish)
Publication
 
Author
?
Publisher
 
Year
 
ISBN
 
Description
Some information about the useful plants of Chile.
]. No more details are given.

Medicinal

The root is diuretic[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
].

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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