Latin name: Pedicularis sudetica
Family: Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)
Edible parts of Lousewort:Root - raw or cooked. Leaves and young shoots - cooked. Added to soups.
Description of the plant:
(9 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Bogs, flushes and mossy tundra in the arctic zone.
Propagation of 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:Bogs, flushes and mossy tundra in the arctic zone.
Medicinal use of Lousewort:None known
Known hazards of Pedicularis sudetica:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.