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Uses

Edible uses

Material uses

There are no material uses listed for Osmorhiza chilensis.

Medicinal uses(Warning!)

There are no medicinal uses listed for Osmorhiza chilensis.

Ecology

Ecosystem niche/layer

Ecological Functions

Nothing listed.

Forage

Nothing listed.

Shelter

Nothing listed.

Propagation

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Cultivation

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Crops

Problems, pests & diseases

Associations & Interactions

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Polycultures & Guilds

There are no polycultures listed which include Osmorhiza chilensis.

Descendants

Cultivars

Varieties

None listed.

Subspecies

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Full Data

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Taxonomy
Binomial name
Osmorhiza chilensis
Genus
Osmorhiza
Family
Umbelliferae
Imported References
Edible uses
Medicinal uses
Material uses & Functions
Botanic
Propagation
Cultivation
Environment
Cultivation
Uses
Edible uses
None listed.
Material uses
None listed.
Medicinal uses
None listed.
Functions & Nature
Functions
Provides forage for
Provides shelter for
Environment
Hardiness Zone
6
Heat Zone
?
Water
moderate
Sun
full sun
Shade
light shade
Soil PH
Soil Texture
Soil Water Retention
Environmental Tolerances
    Ecosystems
    Native Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Adapted Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Native Geographical Range
    None listed.
    Native Environment
    None listed.
    Ecosystem Niche
    None listed.
    Root Zone Tendancy
    None listed.
    Life
    Deciduous or Evergreen
    ?
    Herbaceous or Woody
    ?
    Life Cycle
    Growth Rate
    ?
    Mature Size
    Fertility
    Pollinators
    Flower Colour
    ?
    Flower Type











    Notes

    Cultivation

    Succeeds in any deep moisture-retentive soil in sun or dappled shade[2]. Plants are hardy to about -20°c[2]. Well suited to naturalistic plantings in a woodland or wild garden[2]. A sweetly aromatic plant[2].

    Propagation

    Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in a cold frame as soon as it is ripe if this is possible, otherwise sow it in early spring. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.

    Range

    N. America, S. America.

    Habitat

    Deciduous Nothofagus forests and moist shaded cliffs to 200 metres in S. Chile north to latitude 31°s[1].

    Known hazards

    None known

    Edible uses

    Root - raw or cooked. It is considered to be a delicacy[1].

    Material uses

    None known

    Medicinal uses

    None known


    References

    1. ? 1.01.11.21.3 Moore. D. M. Flora of Tierra del Fuego. Anthony Nelson. ISBN 0-904614-05-0 (1983-00-00)
    2. ? 2.02.12.22.32.4 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)