One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A European plant of the daisy family, with purple and yellow flower heads.
Inula conyzae, family Compositae
- ‘The older herbalists considered Ploughman's Spikenard a good wound herb, and it was frequently taken in decoction for bruises, ruptures, inward wounds, pains in the side and difficulty of breathing.’
- ‘Ploughman's Spikenard is a tall, but rather plain plant with purplish stems and dull yellow flowers.’
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