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Cynoglossum grande - Douglas.
                 
Common Name Pacific Hound's Tongue
Family Boraginaceae
USDA hardiness 7-10
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Woods[60].
Range Western N. America - British Columbia to California.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Frost Hardy Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary

Cynoglossum grande Pacific Hound


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Physical Characteristics
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Cynoglossum grande is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.8 m (2ft 7in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 8. It is in flower from Apr to May. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. 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
Woodland Garden Dappled Shade; Shady Edge;
Edible Uses
Edible Parts: Root.
Edible Uses:

Root - cooked[105, 161, 257].
Medicinal Uses


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Poultice;  Stomachic;  VD.

The grated root has been used as a dressing on inflamed burns and scalds[257]. The root has been used in the treatment of stomach aches and venereal diseases[257].
Other Uses
None known
Cultivation details
Prefers a deep fertile well-drained but moisture retentive soil[200]. Succeeds in well-drained ordinary garden soil[1]. Tolerates light dappled shade[200]. This species is not hardy in the colder areas of the country, it tolerates temperatures down to between -5 and -10°c[200].
Propagation
Seed - sow autumn, late winter or spring in a greenhouse. The seed usually germinates within 1 - 3 weeks at 20°c. Plant out in mid spring or in the autumn[164]. The seed is best sown in situ according to another report[1].
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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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Author
Douglas.
Botanical References
60200
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