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Mosla scabra - (Thunb.)C.Y.Wu & H.W.Li.

Common Name
Family Lamiaceae or Labiatae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Grassy slopes in lowland and hills all over Japan[58].
Range E. Asia - China, Japan, Korea, Manchuria.
Edibility Rating    (1 of 5)
Other Uses    (1 of 5)
Weed Potential No
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Care (info)
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Mosla scabra


Mosla scabra

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Mosla scabra is a ANNUAL growing to 0.6 m (2ft). The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs).
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: mildly acid, neutral and basic (mildly alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Leaves
Edible Uses:

Young leaves - cooked[105, 177]. Although edible, they are not very pleasant[178].

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Medicinal Uses

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Carminative  Parasiticide

Carminative.

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Other Uses

Parasiticide

Used as a parasiticide[178]. No more details are given.

Special Uses

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Cultivation details

We have almost no information on this species and do not know if it will succeed outdoors in Britain, though judging by its native range it should be possible to grow it as a hardy annual in most parts of the country. It probably requires a well-drained soil and a sunny position.

References   Carbon Farming Information and Carbon Sequestration Information

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Propagation

Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in situ in mid to late spring.

Other Names

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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Latin NameCommon NameHabitHeightHardinessGrowthSoilShadeMoistureEdibleMedicinalOther
Mosla chinensis Annual0.4 -  LMHSNM02 
Mosla dianthera Annual0.3 0-0  LMHSNM110

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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