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Galactites tomentosa - Moench.

Common Name
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Uncultivated ground and waste places in dry and sandy soils[45, 89].
Range Europe - Mediterranean.
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Weed Potential No
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Well drained soil Moist Soil Full sun
Galactites tomentosa


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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Galactites tomentosa is a ANNUAL/BIENNIAL growing to 0.5 m (1ft 8in). It is in flower in July, and the seeds ripen from August 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 and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought.

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Synonyms

Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Leaves  Stem
Edible Uses:

Young leaves and shoots - cooked[2, 177, 183]. Young flowering stems[2, 105, 183]. No further details are given.

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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

Succeeds in ordinary garden soil[1]. Based on the plants natural habitats, it should also succeed in dry soils and is likely to require a sunny position[K].

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Propagation

Seed - sow early spring in situ[1].

Other Names

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Found In

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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

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Latin NameCommon NameHabitHeightHardinessGrowthSoilShadeMoistureEdibleMedicinalOther

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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