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Stachys hyssopifolia is a perennial plant that can grow up to 0.60 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
Eastern N. America - Massachusetts to Georgia, Florida, Indiana, Michigan and Virginia.
Sandy, gravelly or peaty shores and bogs[
Succeeds in any deep well-drained moderately fertile soil in full sun or light shade[
A good bee plant[
Tubers - raw or cooked[
]. A crisp texture[
The leaves are possibly edible[
Seed - sow spring in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.
Division in spring.