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Both male and female plants must be grown for seed
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Geographical distribution

  • Asia-Temperate, China

Atractylodes macrocephala Koidz.

Genus: Atractylodes
Species: macrocephala Koidz.
Common names: Bai Shu
Distribution summary: China
Habit: Perennial
Hardiness: H5 - Hardy; cold winter
Habitat: Grassland, forest & wasteland, from 600 - 2800m
Garden status: Not currently grown
Flowering months: July, August
Reason for growing: Medicinal

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