Herb latin name: Fimbristylis sub-bispicata

Synonyms: Fimbristylis crassipes, Fimbristylis gynophora, Fimbristylis japonica

Family: Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Description of the plant:


60 cm
(2 feet)

Habitat of Fimbristylis sub-bispicata:

Wet places in lowland or mountains all over Japan.

Propagation of the herb:

Seed - we have no information for this species but suggest sowing the seed in a cold frame in early spring. Only just cover the seed and make sure that the compost does not dry out. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.

Medicinal use of Fimbristylis sub-bispicata:

None known

Known hazards of Fimbristylis sub-bispicata:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.