Herb latin name: Bidens bigelovii
Edible parts of Bidens bigelovii:A tea is made from the flowering tips.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Canyons and moist soils along the sides of streams, especially in the south of New Mexico, 1200 - 2000 metres.
Propagation of Bidens bigelovii:Seed - we have no information for this species but suggest sowing the seed in a greenhouse in the spring. Surface-sow or only just cover the seed and do not allow the compost to dry out. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Division in spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Canyons and moist soils along the sides of streams, especially in the south of New Mexico, 1200 - 2000 metres.
Medicinal use of Bidens bigelovii:None known
Known hazards of Bidens bigelovii:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.