Stemmacantha uniflora

Dmitry Poltavsky - Stemmacantha uniflora

Stemmacantha is a genus of Asian plants in the thistle tribe within the daisy family. Perennial herb, 30-100 cm high. Growing in hills, pine forests at altitude 390-2700 m. Distributed in Siberia, the Russian Far East, northeast China, Japan, Korea, Mongolia. Contains volatile oil. Stemmacantha uniflora is used in Chinese herbal medicine.