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Useful Temperate Plants

Urospermum dalechampii

(L.)Scop.

Asteraceae


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General Information

Urospermum dalechampii is a Perennial up to 0.45 metres tall.
It has edible uses.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

S. Europe - Mediterranean.

Habitat

Cultivated ground.

Properties

Edibility Rating *
HabitPerennial
Height0.45 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Succeeds in any fertile soil in a very sunny position[
233
Title
Perennial Garden Plants
Publication
 
Author
Thomas. G. S.
Publisher
J. M. Dent & Sons, London.
Year
1990
ISBN
0 460 86048 8
Description
A concise guide to a wide range of perennials. Lots of cultivation guides, very little on plant uses.
].
A very ornamental plant[
233
Title
Perennial Garden Plants
Publication
 
Author
Thomas. G. S.
Publisher
J. M. Dent & Sons, London.
Year
1990
ISBN
0 460 86048 8
Description
A concise guide to a wide range of perennials. Lots of cultivation guides, very little on plant uses.
].

Edible Uses

Leaves - raw. They can be used in salads but are very bitter[
217
Title
Les Salades Sauvages
Publication
 
Author
Les Ecologistes de l'Euzière
Publisher
Not given.
Year
1994
ISBN
2-906128-04-X
Description
A lovely little book about some wild salads in France. Written in French.
].

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed - we have no information for this species but suggest sowing the seed in situ either as soon as it is ripe in late summer or in the spring.
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Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2018-12-18. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Urospermum+dalechampii>

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