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Patrinia triloba - Miq.

Common Name
Family Valerianaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Grassy places in the mountains of C. Japan[58, 187].
Range E. Asia - Japan.
Edibility Rating    (1 of 5)
Other Uses    (2 of 5)
Weed Potential No
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Care (info)
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Patrinia triloba


Patrinia triloba
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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Patrinia triloba is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.5 m (1ft 8in) by 0.6 m (2ft). It is in flower in August. 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

P. palmata. Max.

Plant Habitats

Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade; Ground Cover;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Leaves
Edible Uses:

Leaves - cooked. A famine food, it is only used when all else fails[179].

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Medicinal Uses

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None known

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Other Uses

Plants can be grown as a ground cover when spaced about 30cm apart each way[208].

Special Uses

Ground cover

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Cultivation details

Easily grown in any light rich soil[1]. Requires a moist soil and a cool position[187]. Thrives in any moderately retentive fertile soil in sun or part shade[200]. Plants are hardy to about -15°c[187]. A very ornamental plant[1], it grows well in the rock garden[1] or the woodland garden[200].

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Plant Propagation

Seed - sow in situ in April[111]. If you only have a small quantity of seed it is probably better to sow it in a pot in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in early summer. Division in spring or autumn.

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Latin NameCommon NameHabitHeightHardinessGrowthSoilShadeMoistureEdibleMedicinalOther
Patrinia scabiosifoliaEastern Valerian, Scabious PatriniaPerennial0.6 5-8 FLMNM13 
Patrinia villosa Perennial1.0 -  LMHSNM11 

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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Author

Miq.

Botanical References

58200

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Readers comment

   Sat Sep 18 00:39:33 2004

self sows in z5, aug bloom, survived -15, parents and seedlings

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