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Descurainia antarctica is a Annual up to 0.08 metres tall.
It has edible uses.
Southern S. America.
Sand and gravel beaches, sandstone cliffs, saline flats in Lepidophyllum scrub to 20 metres above sea-level and north to latitude 40Â° 30' south[
We have very little information on this species but it should succeed as a spring-sown annual in Britain. See the plants native habitat for ideas on its cultivation needs.
Seed - raw or cooked. It can be ground into a meal and used with cereal powders in making bread etc[
Seed - sow spring in situ.