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Useful Temperate Plants

Sisymbrium loeselii

L.

Brassicaceae


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General Information

Sisymbrium loeselii 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..

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.
,
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.

Range

South-eastern Europe to E. Asia. A casual, locally established in Britain.

Habitat

Valleys, river banks, fields, roadsides, pastures, waste grounds, prairies, disturbed sitesand railroad tracks at elevations of 300 - 2800 metres in western China.

Properties

Medicinal Rating *
HabitAnnual
Height0.50 m
PollinatorsInsects, Self?
Self-fertileYes
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Succeeds in most soils.
This species is closely related to S. irio[
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.
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

The leaves and the flowers are used in the treatment of scurvy and scrofula[
240
Title
Glossary of Indian Medicinal Plants (Including the Supplement).
Publication
 
Author
Chopra. R. N., Nayar. S. L. and Chopra. I. C.
Publisher
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi.
Year
1986
ISBN
-
Description
Very terse details of medicinal uses of plants with a wide range of references and details of research into the plants chemistry. Not for the casual reader.
].

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed - sow spring or autumn in situ.
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