Seed - raw or cooked. Very nutritious, they can also be ground into a powder and then used with cereal flours when making bread, cakes etc, or be used as a flavouring in soups etc. The seed is very small, but quite easy to harvest[183, K].A tea can be made from the leaves, stems and flowers.
Fresh seed can be sown immediately in situ.Division may be possible in spring or autumn.
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It can be assumed that plants will require a dry to moist but well-drained soil in a sunny position. Polymorphic.This is a taxonomically very difficult genus, many of the species now included in it have at times been included in other genera.
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