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Common Name: Fluellen
Kickxia elatine is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.50 metres tall.
It has medicinal uses.
Europe, including Britain, south and east to the Mediterranean and Macaronesia.
Arable land, usually cornfields in light soils[
Requires a light to medium soil and a sunny position.
The plant is haemostatic[
]. It is used externally to staunch wounds and bleeding[
Seed - sow spring or autumn in situ[