Long Leaved Scurvy Grass
Herb: Long Leaved Scurvy Grass
Latin name: Cochlearia anglica
Edible parts of Long Leaved Scurvy Grass:Young leaves and flower heads - raw. Bitter. Used as a flavouring in salads. The leaves are very rich in vitamin C, though very few people will actually enjoy the pungent flavour. Used as a spice (the part used is not specified).
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Muddy shores and estuaries.
Propagation of Long Leaved Scurvy Grass:Seed - sow spring or autumn in situ. Germination usually takes place within 2 - 3 weeks at 15°C.
Cultivation of the herb:Muddy shores and estuaries.
Medicinal use of Long Leaved Scurvy Grass:None known
Known hazards of Cochlearia anglica:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.