Herb latin name: Najas graminea
Family: Najadaceae (Pondweed Family)
Edible parts of Najas graminea:Two reports say that the plant is edible but give no more details. The reports probably refer to the leaves.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Rice fields and ditches. Found in one pond in Britain that is warmed by industrial outflow.
Propagation of Najas graminea:Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in situ as soon as it is ripe if this is possible. Otherwise store the seed in water in a cool place and sow in situ in the spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Rice fields and ditches. Found in one pond in Britain that is warmed by industrial outflow.
Medicinal use of Najas graminea:None known
Known hazards of Najas graminea:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.