Herb latin name: Atriplex arenaria
Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)
Edible parts of Atriplex arenaria:Leaves - cooked. A salty taste.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Sandy coastal beaches and borders of salt marshes.
Propagation of Atriplex arenaria:Seed - sow April/May in situ. Germination is usually rapid.
Cultivation of the herb:Sandy coastal beaches and borders of salt marshes.
Medicinal use of Atriplex arenaria:None known
Known hazards of Atriplex arenaria:No member of this genus contains any toxins, all have more or less edible leaves. However, if grown with artificial fertilizers, they may concentrate harmful amounts of nitrates in their leaves.
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.