Herb latin name: Pedicularis kanei
Synonyms: Pedicularis lanata
Family: Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)
Edible parts of Pedicularis kanei:Young shoots and stems - cooked. Flowers - raw. Roots - raw or cooked. The taste is somewhat like young carrots. The roots can be used from the autumn to the spring.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Dry stony tundra and alpine slopes at low to fairly high elevations.
Propagation of Pedicularis kanei:Seed - sow in pots of turf collected from the proximity of wild colonies or sow directly onto the sites where the plants are to remain. Division of established plants might be possible in the spring. Establish the divisions near the parent plants
Cultivation of the herb:Dry stony tundra and alpine slopes at low to fairly high elevations.
Medicinal use of Pedicularis kanei:None known
Known hazards of Pedicularis kanei:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.