Herb latin name: Bidens biternata
Medicinal use of Bidens biternata:One report says that the plant has medicinal uses but gives no more details.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Wasteland, amongst scrub, it is also an occasional weed of cultivated land, 1700 - 1900 metres in Kashmir. Wet places and roadsides, C. and S. Japan.
Propagation of Bidens biternata:Seed - we have no information for this species but, assuming it to be perennial, 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. If the plant is an annual then a mid-spring sowing in situ is best. Division in spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Wasteland, amongst scrub, it is also an occasional weed of cultivated land, 1700 - 1900 metres in Kashmir. Wet places and roadsides, C. and S. Japan.
Known hazards of Bidens biternata:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.