Herb latin name: Azorella lycopodioides


Family: Umbelliferae



Edible parts of Azorella lycopodioides:

Root - raw or cooked.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Evergreen
Perennial

Height:
30 cm
(11 3/4 inch)

Habitat of the herb:

Gravels, rocks and peats in Magellanic moorland, feldmark, dwarf shrub heath and open scrub from sea level to 1000 metres. The range extends northwards as far as latitude 36° 30?south.

Propagation of Azorella lycopodioides:

Seed - we have no details for this species but suggest sowing the seed in late winter in a cold frame. Grow on for at least the first winter in a greenhouse or frame and plant out in late spring. Division.

Cultivation of the herb:

Gravels, rocks and peats in Magellanic moorland, feldmark, dwarf shrub heath and open scrub from sea level to 1000 metres. The range extends northwards as far as latitude 36° 30?south.

Medicinal use of Azorella lycopodioides:

None known

Known hazards of Azorella lycopodioides:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.