Herb: Utah Pickleweed
Latin name: Salicornia utahensis
Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)
Edible parts of Utah Pickleweed:Leaves - raw or cooked.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Usually found in wet situations near the coast from sea level to elevations of 110 metres.
Propagation of Utah Pickleweed:Seed - we have no information for this species but suggest sowing the seed as soon as it is ripe if this is possible, otherwise in spring, in a greenhouse in a light sandy compost. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. Division might be possible in the spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Usually found in wet situations near the coast from sea level to elevations of 110 metres.
Medicinal use of Utah Pickleweed:None known
Known hazards of Salicornia utahensis:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.