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Water Chickweed (Myosoton aquaticum)

Cerastium aquaticum. Stellaria aquatica.
Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Water Chickweed
Myosoton aquaticum

None known

  • Medicinal Use

    A decoction of the leaves is used as a galactogogue[240].

    The plant is used in the treatment of fistula[240].

  • Edible Use

    Young leaves and stems – cooked[105, 178]. Sweet and tender[178, 179], they are very rich in minerals[179]. A famine food that is only used in times of scarcity[105, 177].

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – probably best sown in situ as soon as it is ripe.
See details above on native habitat for ideas on the plants cultivation needs.
Europe, including Britain but excluding the Arctic, east through temperate Asia.

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