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Crepis sancta - (L.)Babcok.

Common Name
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Found in Israel in bathas, steppes, and herbaceous plant communities of the Mediterranean territory.
Range Southeastern Europe and the eastern Mediterranean.
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Other Uses    (0 of 5)
Weed Potential No
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Care (info)
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Crepis sancta


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Crepis sancta

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

 
Crepis sancta is a ANNUAL. 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:

Leaves - raw. Mild and agreeable, they are used in salads[217].

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Medicinal Uses

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None known

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Other Uses

None known

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 could succeed outdoors in many parts of this country. It is likely to need a sunny position and a well-drained soil.

References   Carbon Farming Information and Carbon Sequestration Information

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Propagation

Seed - we have no information for this species but suggest sowing the seed in situ either as soon as it is ripe in late summer or in the spring.

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

Right plant wrong place. We are currently updating this section. Please note that a plant may be invasive in one area but may not in your area so it’s worth checking.

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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Crepis bursifoliaItalian hawksbeardPerennial0.0 0-0  LMHSNM20 
Crepis runcinataFiddleleaf hawksbeard, Anderson's hawksbeard, Barber's hawksbeard, Hall's hawksbeardPerennial0.6 0-0  LMHSNM10 
Crepis tectorumNarrow-Leaved Hawksbeard 0.0 -  LMHSNM10 
Crepis vesicariaBeaked hawksbeardBiennial0.8 0-0  LMHSNDM10 

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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