Herb latin name: Tragopogon gracilis
Edible parts of Tragopogon gracilis:One report says the plant is a vegetable but does not say what part of the plant is used. Judging by other members of this genus, it is likely that the root and the young shoots can be eaten. Young fruit heads.
Description of the plant:
(7 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Open slopes and grassland, 1500 - 3000 metres.
Propagation of Tragopogon gracilis:Seed - sow spring in situ. Make sure to water the seed in if the weather is dry.
Cultivation of the herb:Open slopes and grassland, 1500 - 3000 metres.
Medicinal use of Tragopogon gracilis:None known
Known hazards of Tragopogon gracilis:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.