Herb latin name: Salsola asparagoides
Synonyms: Suaeda asparagoides
Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)
Edible parts of Salsola asparagoides:Young leaves and stems - cooked. A crunchy tender texture with a salty flavour.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Salt marshes by the coast.
Propagation of Salsola asparagoides:Seed - sow spring in situ. The seed has a short viability and should be stored cool over the winter.
Cultivation of the herb:Salt marshes by the coast.
Medicinal use of Salsola asparagoides:None known
Known hazards of Salsola asparagoides:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.