Herb: Stemless Thistle
Latin name: Cirsium acaulon
Synonyms: Carduus acaulos
Medicinal use of Stemless Thistle:At one time the root used to be chewed as a remedy for toothache.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Closely grazed pastures, especially on chalk or limestone.
Other uses of Stemless Thistle:The seed of all species of thistles yields a good oil by expression. No details of potential yields etc are given.
Propagation of the herb:Seed - sow early spring or autumn in situ. Germination usually takes place within 2 - 8 weeks at 20°C.
Cultivation of Stemless Thistle:Closely grazed pastures, especially on chalk or limestone.
Known hazards of Cirsium acaulon:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.