Herb latin name: Lapsana apogonoides
Edible parts of Lapsana apogonoides:Young plant - cooked. A famine food, it is only used when better foods are not available. Seed - cooked. It can be used like rice.
Description of the plant:
(9 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:River banks, cultivated fields and thickets in lowland of central and southern Japan.
Propagation of Lapsana apogonoides:Seed - sow in situ during mid to late summer, or as soon as it is ripe, and only just cover the seed.
Cultivation of the herb:River banks, cultivated fields and thickets in lowland of central and southern Japan.
Medicinal use of Lapsana apogonoides:None known
Known hazards of Lapsana apogonoides:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.