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Field Eryngo

Eryngium campestre


Medicinal plant, around 40 cm high, spiky and thorny leaves growing like a sphere.


Mixed forest, grassland


Used in herbalism as an infusion to treat coughs, whooping cough and urinary infections. Roots were formerly candied as sweets or boiled and roasted as a vegetable. Active constituents: Essential oils, saponins, tannins.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Jopy 4 years ago
field eryngo
Eryngium campestre

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1 Comment

Gaia80 4 years ago

Thank you for the ID Jopy :)

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Republika Srpska / Република Српска, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Spotted on Sep 9, 2019
Submitted on Dec 6, 2019

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