Latin name: Scleranthus annuus
Family: Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family, Starwort Family)
Medicinal use of Knawel:The plant is used in Bach flower remedies - the keywords for prescribing it are "Uncertainty", "Indecision", "Hesitancy" and "Unbalance".
Description of the plant:
(9 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Dry sandy and gravelly places, and in cultivated and waste ground in sandy soils, avoiding calcareous soils.
Propagation of Knawel:Seed - we have no information for this species but suggest sowing the seed in situ in the spring or autumn.
Cultivation of the herb:Dry sandy and gravelly places, and in cultivated and waste ground in sandy soils, avoiding calcareous soils.
Known hazards of Scleranthus annuus:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.