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Alisma canaliculatum - A.Braun.&C.D.Bouché

Common Name
Family Alismataceae
USDA hardiness 5-9
Known Hazards Although no mention of toxicity has been seen for this plant, the fresh leaves and roots of the closely related A. plantago-aquatica are poisonous, though the toxins are destroyed by thoroughly cooking or drying the plant[[13, 46].
Habitats Wet places all over Japan[58]. Margin of lakes, ponds, marshes and streams in China[266].
Range E. Asia - S. China, Japan.
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Weed Potential No
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Care
Fully Hardy Wet Soil Water Plants Full sun
Alisma canaliculatum


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Alisma canaliculatum

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Alisma canaliculatum is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.8 m (2ft 7in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 6. It is in flower from June to August, and the seeds ripen from July to September. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Flies.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers wet soil and can grow in water.

Synonyms

A. plantago angustifolium. non Kunth. A. plantago canaliculatum.

Habitats

 Pond; Bog Garden;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Leaves.
Edible Uses:

Young plants - cooked. Used in soups[177]. Some caution is advised, see the notes above on toxicity.

Medicinal Uses

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None known

Other Uses

None known

Cultivation details

Succeeds in a sunny position in boggy ground or shallow water up to 25cm deep[1, 200].

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Propagation

Seed - best sown in a cold frame as soon as it is ripe. Place the pot in about 3cm of water to keep the soil wet. Pot up the seedlings when large enough to handle and keep in the cold frame for the first winter, planting out in late spring. Division in spring or autumn. Fairly easy, the divisions can be planted straight out into their permanent positions.

Other Names

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Found In

Countries where the plant has been found are listed here if the information is available

Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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