Herb latin name: Crepis vesicaria
Synonyms: Crepis taraxacifolia
Edible parts of Crepis vesicaria:Leaves - raw. Used in salads, they have a bitter taste.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Waysides, walls, railway banks and waste places, especially in calcareous soils, to 150 metres.
Propagation of Crepis vesicaria:Seed - we have no information for this species but suggest sowing the seed in situ either as soon as it is ripe in late summer or in the spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Waysides, walls, railway banks and waste places, especially in calcareous soils, to 150 metres.
Medicinal use of Crepis vesicaria:None known
Known hazards of Crepis vesicaria:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.