Herb: Whitlow Grass
Latin name: Erophila verna
Synonyms: Draba verna
Medicinal use of Whitlow Grass:The plant is astringent and vulnerary. It is used as a treatment for whitlows.
Description of the plant:
(7 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Rocks, walls and dry places.
Edible parts of Whitlow Grass:Leaves - raw.
Propagation of the herb:Seed - sow in situ when it is ripe in the summer or sow stored seed in situ in early spring.
Cultivation of Whitlow Grass:Rocks, walls and dry places.
Known hazards of Erophila verna:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.