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Polypodium vulgare

Polypodium vulgare

Polypodium vulgare L. Engl.: common polypody, adder's fern, brake root, female fern, fern-root, oak fern, polypody of the oak, rock brake, rock polypod, sweet fern, wall fern. Deu.: Engelsüss, Tüpfelfarn, Baumfarn, Engelwurz, Rossfarn, Steinfarn, Steinlaxe, Süsswurzel. Suom.: kallioimarre, "lakritsanjuuri'". Sven.: stensöta.

No. 77. Polypodium vulgare.

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[image:28535 node=28571]Classic texts: Rafinesque 1830.

Polypodium vulgare L., Kallioimarre.

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Vanhoja tekstejä: Suomen myrkylliset ja lääkekasvit, 1936.

39. Stensöta.

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[image:19644 node=19696]Gamla texter: Våra Medicinalväxter, 1940.

Polypodium, polypody

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Henriette's herbal blog: Polypodium roots are very easy to dig.

Photo: Polypodium vulgare 5.

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Roots, cleaned and almost dry. Annala, Helsinki, Finland. Processed. 2004-11-08.

Photo: Polypodium vulgare 2.

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Lots of plants on the shadowy side of a huge boulder. Liljendal, Finland. Wild. 2002-07-05.

Photo: Polypodium vulgare 1.

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Lots of plants on the shadowy side of a huge boulder. Liljendal, Finland. Wild. 2002-07-05.

Photo: Polypodium vulgare.

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Small stand. The Swedish name for it is 'stensöta' (= rocksweet): dig this up (easy - it grows among moss on rocks) and take a bite from the root - licorice! the taste is there - but this isn't the plant licorice (Glycyrrhiza whatever). Helsinki, Finland. Planted. 1995-07-01.


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