Isatis tinctoria

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Isatis tinctoria L.

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flowering plant
Order Capparales
Family Cruciferae
Genus Isatis

2n =

Origin : Mediterranean, Europe,
Siberia to Japan

wild, cultivated and naturalized

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Description

fruits

Popular names

  • English: woad
  • French: pastel, gaude
see more European names

Classification

Isatis tinctoria L. (1753)

A very variable species.

Cultivars

History

see [[fr:Pastel (Maison rustique 2, 1837)|Maison rustique du XIXe siècle, 1837] for cultivation in France.

Uses

young leaves as used

References

  • Vaissière Sébastien & Félix Alain, 2006. Le Pastel, Visite en pays de cocagne. Loubatières.

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