Herb latin name: Haplopappus nuttallii

Synonyms: Eriocarpum grindelioides

Family: Compositae

Medicinal use of Haplopappus nuttallii:


Description of the plant:


30 cm
(11 3/4 inch)

Habitat of the herb:

Dry open places, often on alkaline soils.

Edible parts of Haplopappus nuttallii:

A drink is made from the roots.

Propagation of the herb:

Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Division.

Cultivation of Haplopappus nuttallii:

Dry open places, often on alkaline soils.

Known hazards of Haplopappus nuttallii:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.