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Uses

Edible uses

Notes

Seed - raw or cooked. The seed can be parched and eaten dry or made into a powder and eaten dry or cooked like a porridge[1][2][3].

Material uses

There are no material uses listed for Lasthenia glabrata.

Medicinal uses(Warning!)

There are no medicinal uses listed for Lasthenia glabrata.

Ecology

Ecosystem niche/layer

Ecological Functions

Nothing listed.

Forage

Nothing listed.

Shelter

Nothing listed.

Propagation

Seed - sow early to mid spring in situ[4][5]. Seed can also be sown in situ in early to mid autumn but this sowing will normally require some protection from winter cold[4][5].

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Cultivation

An easily grown plant, succeeding in any well-drained soil, including nutritionally poor ones[5]. It prefers a sunny position[5]. Another report says that it requires a moderately good garden soil and a warm sheltered position[4].

An annual plant, germinating in the autumn and growing through the winter in California[6].

A second flowering can be obtained from plants if they are trimmed back after flowering and before setting seed[5].

Crops

Problems, pests & diseases

Associations & Interactions

There are no interactions listed for Lasthenia glabrata. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.

Polycultures & Guilds

There are no polycultures listed which include Lasthenia glabrata.

Descendants

Cultivars

Varieties

None listed.

Subspecies

None listed.

Full Data

This table shows all the data stored for this plant.

Taxonomy
Binomial name
Lasthenia glabrata
Genus
Lasthenia
Family
Compositae
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
?
Heat Zone
?
Water
moderate
Sun
full sun
Shade
no shade
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











    References

    1. ? 1.01.1 Tanaka. T. Tanaka's Cyclopaedia of Edible Plants of the World. Keigaku Publishing (1976-00-00)
    2. ? 2.02.1 Yanovsky. E. Food Plants of the N. American Indians. Publication no. 237. U.S. Depf of Agriculture. ()
    3. ? 3.03.1 Moerman. D. Native American Ethnobotany Timber Press. Oregon. ISBN 0-88192-453-9 (1998-00-00)
    4. ? 4.04.14.2 F. Chittendon. RHS Dictionary of Plants plus Supplement. 1956 Oxford University Press (1951-00-00)
    5. ? 5.05.15.25.35.45.5 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)
    6. ? 6.06.1 Munz. A California Flora. University of California Press (1959-00-00)