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Useful Temperate Plants

Erysimum diffusum

Ehrh.

Brassicaceae


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General Information

Erysimum diffusum is a Biennial/Perennial up to 1.20 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

17
Title
Flora of the British Isles.
Publication
 
Author
Clapham, Tutin and Warburg.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Year
1962
ISBN
-
Description
A very comprehensive flora, the standard reference book but it has no pictures.
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50
Title
Flora Europaea
Publication
 
Author
?
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Year
1964
ISBN
-
Description
An immense work in 6 volumes (including the index). The standard reference flora for Europe, it is very terse though and with very little extra information. Not for the casual reader.

Range

Europe. A casual in Britain.

Habitat

Dry places[
50
Title
Flora Europaea
Publication
 
Author
?
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Year
1964
ISBN
-
Description
An immense work in 6 volumes (including the index). The standard reference flora for Europe, it is very terse though and with very little extra information. Not for the casual reader.
].

Properties

Medicinal Rating *
HabitBiennial/Perennial
Height1.20 m
PollinatorsInsects
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Prefers a position in full sun in a circumneutral soil. Succeeds in ordinary garden soils, tolerating poor and dry soils.

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The plant is cardiac[
61
Title
A Dictionary of Plants Used by Man.
Publication
 
Author
Usher. G.
Publisher
Constable
Year
1974
ISBN
0094579202
Description
Forget the sexist title, this is one of the best books on the subject. Lists a very extensive range of useful plants from around the world with very brief details of the uses. Not for the casual reader.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed - sow spring or late summer in situ. Germination should take place within 3 weeks.
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