|Longevity: HP (zones 4 to 9)|
|Average Height: 12 inches|
One of the ingredients of the Essiac cancer formula. Dried leaves act as a refrigerant and diuretic. Use sparingly fresh in salads for a tart tangy taste. Antiscorbutic. Contains oxalic acid. Keep an eye on this plant as it can become quite invasive in alkaline soils.