Herb latin name: Mazus miquelii
Synonyms: Mazus rugosus stolonifer, Mazus stolonifer
Family: Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)
Edible parts of Mazus miquelii:Young leaves - cooked.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Found in wet places, it is especially abundant around paddy fields, lowland C. and S. Japan.
Propagation of Mazus miquelii:Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in a cold frame in the spring. 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 in spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Found in wet places, it is especially abundant around paddy fields, lowland C. and S. Japan.
Medicinal use of Mazus miquelii:None known
Known hazards of Mazus miquelii:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.