Herb: Desert Seepweed
Latin name: Suaeda suffrutescens
Family: Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)
Edible parts of Desert Seepweed:Leaves - cooked. They are used as a condiment to add a salty flavour when cooking other foods.
Description of the plant:
Habitat of the herb:Plains and valleys, usually on saline or alkaline soils.
Propagation of Desert Seepweed:Seed - sow spring in situ.
Cultivation of the herb:Plains and valleys, usually on saline or alkaline soils.
Medicinal use of Desert Seepweed:None known
Known hazards of Suaeda suffrutescens:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.