Herb latin name: Salsola komarovi


Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)



Edible parts of Salsola komarovi:

Young leaves and stems - cooked. A crunchy tender texture.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Annual


Height:
30 cm
(11 3/4 inch)

Flowering:
July to
August

Habitat of the herb:

Sandy places by the sea all over Japan. Beaches and riverside sandy soils in northern China.

Propagation of Salsola komarovi:

Seed - sow spring in situ. The seed has a short viability and should be stored cool over the winter.

Cultivation of the herb:

Sandy places by the sea all over Japan. Beaches and riverside sandy soils in northern China.

Medicinal use of Salsola komarovi:

None known

Known hazards of Salsola komarovi:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.