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Crepis tectorum - L.
                 
Common Name Narrow-Leaved Hawksbeard
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Rocky and sandy ground by rivers and the sea[50].
Range Europe.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary

Crepis tectorum Narrow-Leaved Hawksbeard


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Crepis tectorum Narrow-Leaved Hawksbeard
   
Physical Characteristics
 
Crepis tectorum is a . The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs)Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats
 Cultivated Beds;
Edible Uses
Young leaves - cooked[105, 177].
Medicinal Uses
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None known
Other Uses
None known
Cultivation details
None known
Propagation
Seed -
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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
Related Plants
Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Crepis bursifoliaItalian hawksbeard20
Crepis runcinataFiddleleaf hawksbeard, Anderson's hawksbeard, Barber's hawksbeard, Hall's hawksbeard10
Crepis sancta 20
Crepis vesicariaBeaked hawksbeard10
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Readers comment
 
Elizabeth H.
Weed Lady Tue Jan 20 17:53:46 2004
Hawksbeard is a wonderful spring salad green, a good detox tea, and source of chlorophyll in the diet. Use as a food like dandelion.

Link: Wild Food Foragers of America Newsletter features one edible weed per month, how to harvest, store and prepare. This issue is on Hawksbeard.

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