Baccharis affinis DC.
Baccharis pauciflosculosa puncticulata DC.
Baccharis subopposita DC.
Picture of the flowering plant, formed as a collage into a poster
Photograph by: Andrés González
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Baccharis tridentata is a multi-branched shrub growing up to 150cm tall.
The plant is sometimes gathered from the wild for local medicinal use.
S. America - Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru.
A plant of subtropical and tropical areas, usually found at elevations above 2,000 metres in the tropics.
The plant is considered a diuretic and febrifuge[
Seed - no pre-treatment is required[
]. Surface sow in pots, do not let the compost dry out. Germination usually takes place within 1 - 2 weeks[
]. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on until large enough to plant out.
Cuttings of half-ripe wood are very easy[
Cuttings of mature wood of the current seasons growth are easy to root[
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