Herb latin name: Azorella trifurcata


Family: Umbelliferae



Edible parts of Azorella trifurcata:

Root - raw or cooked.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Evergreen
Perennial

Height:
10 cm
(4 inches)

Habitat of the herb:

Coastal sands and gravels, streambanks, dry Empetrum heath and forest margins to 200 metres in Tierra Del Fuego and north to latitude 37┬░south.

Propagation of Azorella trifurcata:

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:

Coastal sands and gravels, streambanks, dry Empetrum heath and forest margins to 200 metres in Tierra Del Fuego and north to latitude 37┬░south.

Medicinal use of Azorella trifurcata:

None known

Known hazards of Azorella trifurcata:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.