Herb latin name: Cirsium brevicaule
Edible parts of Cirsium brevicaule:Leaves - cooked. The spines must be removed beforehand.
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:In maritime rocky and grassy slopes from sea level to 100 metres.
Other uses of Cirsium brevicaule: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. Division in spring or autumn.
Cultivation of Cirsium brevicaule:In maritime rocky and grassy slopes from sea level to 100 metres.
Medicinal use of the herb:None known
Known hazards of Cirsium brevicaule:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.