Rampion

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Rampion

 

a plant of the family Campanulaceae, most frequently Campanula rapunculus. Rampion is a biennial having a turnip-like thickened root. The whitish flowers are in a long raceme. Rampion grows in Europe and Ciscaucasia; it is encountered in meadows and along roads and the edges of forests and fields. The roots are used in the same way as radishes, and the young leaves are used in salads.

REFERENCE

I pat’ev, A. N. Ovoshchnye rasteniia zemnogo shara. Minsk, 1966.
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