Herb latin name: Bidens parviflora
Medicinal use of Bidens parviflora:Antidote, stings, vulnerary.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Coastal and riverside precipices and rocks, sandy banks, rocky outcrops. Sometimes found as ruderales by stony fences, walls etc.
Edible parts of Bidens parviflora:Young plants - cooked.
Propagation of the herb:Seed - sow early spring in a greenhouse and only just cover the seed. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in May. Alternatively, a sowing in situ in mid to late spring can be tried.
Cultivation of Bidens parviflora:Coastal and riverside precipices and rocks, sandy banks, rocky outcrops. Sometimes found as ruderales by stony fences, walls etc.
Known hazards of Bidens parviflora:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.