Herb latin name: Peucedanum terebinthaceum
Edible parts of Peucedanum terebinthaceum:Leaves - cooked.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Meadows, shrubs, pine and broad-leaved forests and stony slopes.
Propagation of Peucedanum terebinthaceum:Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in a cold frame as soon as it is ripe if this is possible otherwise in early spring. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer.
Cultivation of the herb:Meadows, shrubs, pine and broad-leaved forests and stony slopes.
Medicinal use of Peucedanum terebinthaceum:None known
Known hazards of Peucedanum terebinthaceum:Although no mention of toxicity has been seen for this species, skin contact with the sap of a number of members in this genus is said to cause photo-sensitivity and/or dermatitis in some people. They are also said to contain the alleged 'psychotroph' myristicine.
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.