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Common Name: Fluellen
Kickxia elatine is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.50 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
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[