Annual Beardgrass (Polypogon monspeliensis)

Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Annual Beardgrass
Polypogon monspeliensis
Gramineae

None known

  • Medicinal Use

    An infusion of the plant ashes has been used in the treatment of heart palpitations[257].

  • Edible Use

    The plant has been used extensively for food[257]. No further details are given, but it is likely to be the seed that was eaten[K].

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – sow spring in situ and only just cover the seed[200].
Succeeds in any moderately fertile well-drained soil in a sunny position[200]. The compact silky inflorescence is used in fresh and dried flower arrangements[200].
Southwestern Europe, including Britain, Mediterranean, Ethiopia, Azores, S. Africa..

Become ungovernable, break the chains of the matrix; grow and forage your own food and medicine.

*None of the information on this website qualifies as professional medical advice. Take only what resonates with your heart and use your own personal responsibility for what’s best for you. For more information [brackets] [000], see bibliography.