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Pterospora andromedea - Nutt.
                 
Common Name Woodland Pinedrops
Family Pyrolaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Pine woods
Range N. America
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Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary

Pterospora andromedea Woodland Pinedrops


Pterospora andromedea Woodland Pinedrops
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Physical Characteristics
 
Pterospora andromedea 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.

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Habitats
Edible Uses
Stems - raw or cooked[257]. They can be roasted or baked under the fire 'like mushrooms'[257].
Medicinal Uses
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The stems and berries are astringent, disinfectant and haemostatic[257]. A cold infusion of the ground stems and berries has been used in the treatment of lung haemorrhages and nose bleeds[257]. An infusion of the roots has been used in the treatment of gonorrhoea[257].
Other Uses
None known
Cultivation details
222028
Propagation
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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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