- OK, I'll put an end to this internal Norwegian discussion :) It would be
interesting to know if your C. cordifolia is still there in Snåsa (first
seen by Geir in 1970!)
Here are two pictures taken this summer in Nord Trondelag in Norway (near
I also have one but it's only two years old. Mine came from a woman in
My Bunias has never produced seed which is probably just as well as it can
be a bit invasive.
Crambe maritima - I took root cuttings once many years ago, but I haven't
for many years. If you'd like I can try in the spring - the roots are now so
old that it may be difficult on the original plant.
I was in the Botanical Garden in Amsterdam last summer and they had a Crambe
steveniana, which looked very similar to C. maritima (perhaps it's a ssp.?).
It is from the Crimea and Caucasus.
Finally, I grew Crambe abyssinica (an annual) also this summer, but more as
a curiosity. It's an oil crop and I understand that it is now grown
commercially in the UK and is showing a lot of promise.
>Det vokste ei stor Crambe cordifolia ( = Crambe tatarica ? liknermakroskopisk sjølv om den er oppgitt emd eige navn i Pfaf) ved
oppkjørselen til Finnsås Småbruksskule (Jørstad i Snåsa) på høgre side
på 1970 tallet, husker ikkje om den sto der sist eg var på besøk ca 2000. Eg
har rikeleg frøproduksjon, men erusikker på om eg har meir, dei
spirer av seg sjølv ute, finner evt kanskje ei plante eller avlegger til
Får du avleggere av din Crambe maritima ??