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.