Herb: Swamp Lousewort
Latin name: Pedicularis lanceolata
Family: Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)
Edible parts of Swamp Lousewort:Leaves - cooked.
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Rich often calcareous meadows and shores. Swamps.
Propagation of Swamp Lousewort: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:Rich often calcareous meadows and shores. Swamps.
Medicinal use of Swamp Lousewort:None known
Known hazards of Pedicularis lanceolata:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.