Herb: Creamcups


Latin name: Platystemon californicus


Family: Papaveraceae (Poppy Family)



Edible parts of Creamcups:

Leaves - cooked. Used as greens.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Annual


Height:
30 cm
(11 3/4 inch)

Flovering:
June to
August


Scent:
Scented
Annual

Habitat of the herb:

Open grassy clay or sandy places, also on burns, usually below 900 metres in California.

Propagation of Creamcups:

Seed - sow spring or early autumn in situ.

Cultivation of the herb:

Open grassy clay or sandy places, also on burns, usually below 900 metres in California.

Medicinal use of Creamcups:

None known

Known hazards of Platystemon californicus:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.