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Leibnitzia anandria is a perennial plant that can grow up to 0.20 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
E. Asia - China, Japan, Siberia.
Grassy hills and low mountains all over Japan[
Succeeds in a well-drained soil in sun or part shade, doing well on a rock garden[
This species belongs to a genus where all the plants have spring and autumn-flowering forms. The autumn form usually has larger leaves and is quite different from the spring form[
Young leaves - cooked[
Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse or cold frame. Only just cover the seed. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.