Calamine Plants

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Calamine Plants

 

plants that need soil rich in zinc and whose ashes contain a considerable quantity of zinc. Calamine plants include a variety of yellow violet (Violalutea var. calaminaria) and a variety of alpine pennycress (Thlaspi alpestre var. calaminarium).

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