Herb: Yellow Salsify
Latin name: Tragopogon dubius
Synonyms: Tragopogon major
Edible parts of Yellow Salsify:Root - raw or cooked. Fleshy. Young stems, when 5 - 10cm high, and the bases of the lower leaves - raw or cooked. Used as a potherb.
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Fields in Turkey, 400 - 1840 metres.
Propagation of Yellow Salsify:Seed - sow spring in situ. Make sure to water the seed in if the weather is dry.
Cultivation of the herb:Fields in Turkey, 400 - 1840 metres.
Medicinal use of Yellow Salsify:None known
Known hazards of Tragopogon dubius:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.