Herb: Common Nardoo
Latin name: Marsilea drummondii
Synonyms: Marsillea drummondii
Family: Marsileaceae (Water-clover Family)
Edible parts of Common Nardoo:Spores - cooked. A source of starch, the spores can be ground into a powder and used like flour. They are astringent and highly indigestible. The spores are contained in a sporocarp.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Growing in mud and shallow water in the montane zone, spreading widely in all mainland states.
Propagation of Common Nardoo:Seed -
Cultivation of the herb:Growing in mud and shallow water in the montane zone, spreading widely in all mainland states.
Medicinal use of Common Nardoo:None known
Known hazards of Marsilea drummondii:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.