Annual Scorpion Vetch (Coronilla scorpioides)

Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Annual Scorpion Vetch
Coronilla scorpioides
Leguminosae

A blue dye like indigo can be obtained by fermentation of the leaves[4].

  • Medicinal Use

    The twigs and leaves have a similar action to the common broom, Cytisus scoparia[4]. They are collected as the plant comes into flower and can be stored for later use. They are diuretic, cardiac, cathartic and laxative[4].

  • Edible Use

    None known

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – sow early spring in a greenhouse. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in late spring.
Requires a light well-drained soil in full sun[200].
S. Europe.

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