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Draba nemerosa - L.

Common Name
Family Brassicaceae or Cruciferae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Sunny places all over Japan[58]. Found in most of Europe except the far north-west[50].
Range Europe to E. Asia.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Draba nemerosa


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Draba nemerosa
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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Draba nemerosa is a ANNUAL/BIENNIAL growing to 0.3 m (1ft).
It is not frost tender. The species is hermaphrodite (has 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

Edible Parts: Leaves.
Edible Uses:

Young plant - cooked[105, 177]. A nutritional analysis is available[218].

Composition
Figures in grams (g) or miligrams (mg) per 100g of food.
Leaves (Dry weight)
  • 0 Calories per 100g
  • Water : 0%
  • Protein: 15.8g; Fat: 2.1g; Carbohydrate: 67.7g; Fibre: 17.6g; Ash: 14.4g;
  • Minerals - Calcium: 3310mg; Phosphorus: 330mg; Iron: 0mg; Magnesium: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Potassium: 1780mg; Zinc: 0mg;
  • Vitamins - A: 0mg; Thiamine (B1): 0mg; Riboflavin (B2): 0mg; Niacin: 0mg; B6: 0mg; C: 0mg;
  • Reference: [ 218]
  • Notes: It is assumed that this analysis is for the leaves on a zero moisture basis, though the report was a bit vague.

Medicinal Uses



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Antiasthmatic;  Demulcent;  Deobstruent;  Diuretic;  Expectorant;  Laxative.

The seed is antiasthmatic, demulcent, deobstruent, diuretic, expectorant, laxative[147, 178, 218].

Other Uses

None known

Cultivation details

We have no details for this species, though judging by its native range it should be hardy in most parts of Britain. It is likely to prefer a sunny position in a well-drained soil[K].

Propagation

Seed - sow spring in situ.

Other Names

If available other names are mentioned here

Found In

Countries where the plant has been found are listed here if the information is available

Weed Potential

Right plant wrong place. We are currently updating this section. Please note that a plant may be invasive in one area but may not in your area so it’s worth checking.

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Cardaria drabaHoary Cress, Whitetop21
Draba muralisWall Whitlow Grass11

 

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