Siberian skerda

Name: Siberian skerda



Perennial herbaceous plant with a thick rhizome and an elevated hairy stem. The leaves are wrinkled, oblong-ovate, coarsely serrated. Flower baskets are large, flowers are bright yellow, collected in corymbose inflorescences. Blooms in July-August. Honey plant. Seeds with ribs.

Distributed in the forest and forest-steppe zones of Siberia. It grows in sparse coniferous and deciduous forests, in birch groves, along ravines, river banks, and in bushes.

In folk medicine, an infusion of herbs is used for gastric diseases, and chopped grass is used externally in the form of poultices for boils and carbuncles. Young stems are used as food as a vitamin vegetable.

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