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Inula viscosa

Inula viscosa

Inula viscosa, named commonly “Strong-Smelling Inula” or “False yellowhead”, is a perennial shrub of the Asteracea family that is found in most of the Mediterranean basin. This medicinal aromatic species has spreading branches and toothed leaves that have a sticky resin. It blooms with small yellow flowers to produce tiny achenes.


Datasheet

Common NameStrong-Smelling
Inula
False yellowhead
Botanical nameInula viscosa
FamilyAsteraceae
Life CyclePerennial
FoliageDeciduous,
Basic Colouryellow
Height0.5 -> 1 m
HabitatRockeries and
scrublands
AltitudeTell us
Bloom TimeMay -> June
September ->
October
Plant TypeShrub, Medicinal
Fruit TypeAchene
different tolerancesTell us
Used PartsWhole plant
Plant UsesMedicine
Active substancesCamphor
Eucalyptol
Thymol
USDA Zone5 (-29), 6 (-23),
7 (-17), 8 (-12),
9 (-7), 10 (-1)
Sun ExposureSun
Soil pHAlkaline, Neutral
Soil MoistureDry
Soil Type Stony
Propagationby seeds / by sowing,
Self sows
GerminationTell us
Pests/ DiseasesTell us

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