Herb: Spiny Naiad
Latin name: Najas marina
Synonyms: Najas major
Family: Najadaceae (Pondweed Family)
Edible parts of Spiny Naiad:Young plant - raw.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Fresh or brackish water.
Propagation of Spiny Naiad: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 it in situ in the spring. Division in the growing season.
Cultivation of the herb:Fresh or brackish water.
Medicinal use of Spiny Naiad:None known
Known hazards of Najas marina:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.