Seed Study - Glycyrrhiza lepidota
Species: Glycyrrhiza lepidota
Common name: wild licorice
Glycyrrhiza lepidota – wild licorice
Average number of good seeds per gram bulk matter: 40 (19)
Average number of good seeds per gram cleaned: n.m.
Commercial estimates of seeds per gram: n.m.
Percent seed: 26
Percent live: n.m.
Collection dates: September 7
Collection effort: >7 grams in 4 person hours
Collection notes: Easy to collect in large amounts, but hard to clean. Much of it had insect damage so we did not plant it.
Cleaning notes: Average ratio of bad to good seeds =2.5 (bad usually because of insects). Each pod has 2 to 4 seeds and the pods are very difficult to open. Each has to be done individually.