Herb: Upland Bent
Latin name: Agrostis perennans
Synonyms: Cornucopiae perennans
Family: Gramineae (Grass Family)
Edible parts of Upland Bent:Seed. No further details are given, though it is probably used as a cereal. The seed is very small, its collection and utilization would be very fiddly.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Open woods, thickets, rocky banks and dryish open soil.
Propagation of Upland Bent:Seed - sow outdoors in a seedbed in spring and only just cover the seed. It usually germinates in 2 - 3 weeks so long as the soil does not dry out.
Cultivation of the herb:Open woods, thickets, rocky banks and dryish open soil.
Medicinal use of Upland Bent:None known
Known hazards of Agrostis perennans:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.