Herb: Japanese Chess
Latin name: Bromus japonicus
Family: Gramineae (Grass Family)
Edible parts of Japanese Chess:Leaves. No more details. Seed. No more details are given, but the seed is very small and fiddly to utilize.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Fields and waste places, British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec.
Propagation of Japanese Chess:Seed - sow spring or autumn in situ and only just cover. Germination should take place within 2 weeks. If seed is in short supply it can be surface sown in a cold frame in early spring. When large enough to handle, prick out the seedlings into individual pots and plant them out in early summer.
Cultivation of the herb:Fields and waste places, British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec.
Medicinal use of Japanese Chess:None known
Known hazards of Bromus japonicus:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.