Herb latin name: Hymenopappus lugens
Synonyms: Hymenopappus filifolius lugens
Medicinal use of Hymenopappus lugens:Emetic, odontalgic.
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Dry, often sandy or gravelly places in foothills and plains.
Edible parts of Hymenopappus lugens:Root - chewed by the Indians. Used as a chewing gum.
Cultivation of the herb:Dry, often sandy or gravelly places in foothills and plains.
Known hazards of Hymenopappus lugens:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.