Steven’s Aistnik Red Book, Description and photo

Steven’s Aistnik is a rare, but perennial herbaceous plant that can reach 40 centimeters in height. Characterized by prolonged flowering, which occurs in the period from June to August. Fruits appear since June and ending September.

It is also noteworthy that such a plant is found only in Eurasia, in particular:

  • Krasnodar region;
  • Republic of North Ossetia-Alania
  • Stavropol region;
  • North Caucasus.
  • The best soil for germination is:

    Steven's Aistnik Red Book, Description and photo
  • sandy soil;
  • sand-stone slopes;
  • scree.
  • It is extremely rare, but in some situations significant accumulations can form.

    The reduction in the population is influenced by the following factors:

  • low seed productivity;
  • insignificant competitiveness;
  • Narrow ecological niche.
  • In addition, low prevalence is determined by the difficulty of cultivation, in particular, attempts to transplant plants from wild nature were alternating success.

    Main characteristics

    As indicated above, such a plant reaches a height of up to 40 centimeters, and also has a thick rhizome and rising stems, which are almost covered along the entire length with bristly hairs.

    The features also include:

  • leaves they are oblong and twice crossed. They are divided into 2-lobed lobules-they have an in-placental form;
  • Flowers are 5 light purple petals, 8-9 millimeters long. They also have a 5 millimeter cups. It is worth noting that the flowering period is long, namely, it continues all summer;
  • The fruit is a box of no more than 6 millimeters long. A feature is that it has noninsettracking sashes. The nose at the fetus 2.4 millimeters, and cut them in the interval from July to September.
  • Steven’s aisteral refers to medicinal plants and will be applied both in official and folk pharmacology. Healing agents are represented by tinctures that are prepared either from its leaves or from the fruits. They effectively fight colds. In addition, it helps to reduce the permeability of blood vessels.

    Are also used as alcohol tinctures for washing open wounds. The appearance of a positive effect in the treatment of tonsillitis and laryngitis with the help of decoctions is not excluded.

    The necessary protection measures include the organization of reserves to the growth places of such a plant.

    Steven's Aistnik Red Book, Description and photo
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