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Useful Temperate Plants

Phacelia ramosissima

Douglas. ex Lehm.

Boraginaceae


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+ Synonyms

Common Name: Branching Phacelia

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General Information

Phacelia ramosissima is a Perennial
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and medicine

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Western N. America

Habitat

Rocky, occasionally wet, soils, usually in coastal habitats, from sea level to elevations of 3000 metres[
276
Title
Flora of California
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.calflora.org
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An on-line database of the Californian flora, giving details on plant habitats and photos of the plants.
].

Properties

Edibility Rating *
Medicinal Rating *
HabitPerennial
Height0.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

212155

Edible Uses

Leaves - cooked and used as greens[
257
Title
Native American Ethnobotany
Publication
 
Author
Moerman. D.
Publisher
Timber Press. Oregon.
Year
1998
ISBN
0-88192-453-9
Description
Very comprehensive but terse guide to the native uses of plants. Excellent bibliography, fully referenced to each plant, giving a pathway to further information. Not for the casual reader.
].

Medicinal

The roots are emetic[
257
Title
Native American Ethnobotany
Publication
 
Author
Moerman. D.
Publisher
Timber Press. Oregon.
Year
1998
ISBN
0-88192-453-9
Description
Very comprehensive but terse guide to the native uses of plants. Excellent bibliography, fully referenced to each plant, giving a pathway to further information. Not for the casual reader.
]. A decoction has been taken to clear a bad stomach and also as a treatment for gonorrhoea[
257
Title
Native American Ethnobotany
Publication
 
Author
Moerman. D.
Publisher
Timber Press. Oregon.
Year
1998
ISBN
0-88192-453-9
Description
Very comprehensive but terse guide to the native uses of plants. Excellent bibliography, fully referenced to each plant, giving a pathway to further information. Not for the casual reader.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation


Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2019-12-07. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Phacelia+ramosissima>

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