Prairie Rose Gentian
Herb: Prairie Rose Gentian
Latin name: Sabatia campestris
Synonyms: Sabbatia campestris
Family: Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)
Medicinal use of Prairie Rose Gentian:Antiperiodic, tonic.
Description of the plant:
(7 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Prairies and fields. Open ground, edges of woods and roadsides, mainly in clay soils but also in sands.
Edible parts of Prairie Rose Gentian:A tonic tea is obtained from the plant. The part of the plant is not specified.
Propagation of the herb:Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in late summer or early autumn. Sow in a peaty soil in a moist shady border or sow in pots in a shady part of the cold frame and keep the soil moist by standing the pot in 2 - 3cm of water.
Cultivation of Prairie Rose Gentian:Prairies and fields. Open ground, edges of woods and roadsides, mainly in clay soils but also in sands.
Known hazards of Sabatia campestris:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.