Herb latin name: Cirsium lineare
Synonyms: Carduus linearis
Edible parts of Cirsium lineare:Young leaves. No more details are given.
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Lowland areas, C. and S. Japan. Mountain slopes and roadsides at elevations of 900 - 1700 metres in China.
Other uses of Cirsium lineare: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 lineare:Lowland areas, C. and S. Japan. Mountain slopes and roadsides at elevations of 900 - 1700 metres in China.
Medicinal use of the herb:None known
Known hazards of Cirsium lineare:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.