Root - cooked
Leaves - cooked
There are no material uses listed for Pedicularis hirsuta.
There are no medicinal uses listed for Pedicularis hirsuta.
Seed - sow in pots of turf collected from the proximity of wild colonies or sow directly onto the sites where the plants are to remain
Division of established plants might be possible in the spring. Establish the divisions near the parent plants
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We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will succeed in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors in most parts of the country. A calcicole species, it dislikes acid soils. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
A semi-parasitic plant, growing on grass roots. Rather difficult to establish in cultivation, it is best grown in conditions that approximate to its native habitat
. It requires a moist peaty soil and the presence of host grasses
. Requires a partially shaded to sunny site in a well-drained gritty but moist soil
Problems, pests & diseases
Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Pedicularis hirsuta. 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 Pedicularis hirsuta.
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Material uses & Functions
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Root Zone Tendancy
? 1.01.11.2 Kunkel. G. Plants for Human Consumption. Koeltz Scientific Books ISBN 3874292169 (1984-00-00)
? 2.02.12.22.3 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)
? F. Chittendon. RHS Dictionary of Plants plus Supplement. 1956 Oxford University Press (1951-00-00)
? ? Flora Europaea Cambridge University Press (1964-00-00)