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Jurinea dolomiaea - Boiss.

Common Name
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness 5-9
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Open alpine slopes, 3200 - 3800 metres[145]
Range W. Asia - Turkey and Iran, east to E. Asia - Himalayas.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Fully Hardy Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Jurinea dolomiaea


Jurinea dolomiaea

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Jurinea dolomiaea is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.5 m (1ft 8in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 6. It is in flower from Aug to September. The species is hermaphrodite (has 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

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal Uses



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Poultice;  Stomachic.

A decoction of the root is cordial[240]. It is given in the treatment of colic and puerperal fever[240]. The juice of the roots is used in the treatment of fevers[272]. The bruised root is applied as a poultice to eruptions[240].

Other Uses

Incense.

The root extract is used as an incense[145]. The plant is used for incense[272].

Cultivation details

Succeeds in any ordinary soil in a sunny position[200].

Propagation

Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in a cold frame as soon as it is obtained. Only just cover the seed. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Division in spring[200].

Other Names

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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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Boiss.

Botanical References

145

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Dr Ayaz   Fri Nov 13 2009

i know the detail and uses of these plants if someone has question kindly mail me at [email protected]

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