Inula montana

Inula montana

Inula montana is a perennial herbaceous plant belonging to the Asteraceae family. The whole plant is covered with abundant white hair and has an erect and simple stem. Leaves are whitish and pubescent, with oblanceolate basal leaves and lanceolate and sessile cauline leaves. The yellow flowers are of two types, lanceolate in periphery and tubular in the center. The fruit is a hairy achene.


Common NameBerg-Alant
Botanical nameInula montana
Life CyclePerennial
FoliageTell us
Basic Colouryellow
Height15 -> 35 cm
HabitatArid hills
Altitude1800 m
Bloom TimeJune -> July
Plant TypeHerb, Medicinal
Fruit TypeAchene
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Used PartsWhole plant
Plant UsesMedicine
sesquiterpene acid,
USDA Zone>6 (-23)
Sun ExposureSun, Part shade
Soil pHAlkaline, Neutral
Soil MoistureDry
Soil Type Stony
Propagationby seeds / by sowing,
Self sows
GerminationTell us
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