Seed - raw or cooked. They are parched and ground into a meal
. This use has not been verified
There are no material uses listed for Mentzelia pumila.
The plant is used as a toothache medicine
The root is laxative
. It is dried, ground into a powder and inserted as a suppository in the rectum to treat constipation
Seed - sow spring in situ
. Germination should take place within a couple of weeks.
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We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, nor are we sure if it is an annual or a perennial. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
Succeeds in ordinary garden soil
. Prefers a moderately fertile well-drained soil in a warm sunny sheltered position
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Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Mentzelia pumila. 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 Mentzelia pumila.
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