Herb latin name: Suaeda californica
Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)
Edible parts of Suaeda californica:One report says that either the seed or the leaves are edible.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Coastal salt marshes.
Propagation of Suaeda californica:Seed - we have no information on this species but it would probably succeed from an outdoor sowing in mid spring in situ. Only just cover the seed. If you only have a small quantity of seed then it would be safer to sow this in a cold frame in the winter. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in early summer.
Cultivation of the herb:Coastal salt marshes.
Medicinal use of Suaeda californica:None known
Known hazards of Suaeda californica:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.