Herb latin name: Dalea gattingeri
Synonyms: Petalostemon gattingeri, Petalostemon purpureum
Edible parts of Dalea gattingeri:Root - chewed . A tea-like beverage is made from the dried leaves.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Dry desert and alluvial soils to 2000 metres.
Propagation of Dalea gattingeri:Seed - pre-soak for 12 hours in warm water and sow in early spring in a greenhouse. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out into their permanent positions in the summer.
Cultivation of the herb:Dry desert and alluvial soils to 2000 metres.
Medicinal use of Dalea gattingeri:None known
Known hazards of Dalea gattingeri:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.