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Cirsium maackii - Maxim

Common Name
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Lowland and low elevations in mountains in S. Japan[58]. Grassland on mountain slopes, forest margins, meadows and near villages at levations of 100 - 1100 metres[266].
Range E. Asia - Japan, Korea, Manchuria.
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Other Uses    (2 of 5)
Weed Potential No
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Care (info)
Moist Soil Full sun
Cirsium maackii


Cirsium maackii

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Cirsium maackii is a PERENNIAL growing to 1 m (3ft 3in). It is in flower from June to September, and the seeds ripen from June to September. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: mildly acid, neutral and basic (mildly alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

C. maackii. Maxim.

Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Leaves  Oil  Shoots
Edible Uses: Oil

Young shoot tips - cooked. An emergency food, used when all else fails[177].

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Medicinal Uses

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None known

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Other Uses

Oil

The seed of all species of thistles yields a good oil by expression[4]. No details of potential yields etc are given[K].

Special Uses

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Cultivation details

We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors in many parts of this country. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus. An easily grown plant, succeeding in any ordinary garden soil in a sunny position[200].

References   Carbon Farming Information and Carbon Sequestration Information

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Propagation

Seed - sow early spring or autumn in situ. Germination usually takes place within 2 - 8 weeks at 20°c[164]. Division in spring or autumn.

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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