Herb latin name: Claytonia scammaniana
Family: Portulacaceae (Purslane Family)
Edible parts of Claytonia scammaniana:Leaves - raw or cooked. Flowers - raw.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Moist grassy places in Alaska.
Propagation of Claytonia scammaniana:Seed - surface sow on a peat based compost in spring in a cold frame. Germination usually takes place within 2 - 4 weeks at 10°C. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the cold frame for at least their first winter. Plant them out in late spring or early summer after the last expected frosts. Division of offsets in spring or autumn.
Cultivation of the herb:Moist grassy places in Alaska.
Medicinal use of Claytonia scammaniana:None known
Known hazards of Claytonia scammaniana:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.