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Halogeton arachnoideus is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.30 metres tall.
It has edible uses.
Arid slopes, sandy places and riversides in northern China[
We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native habitat it is likely to succeed in many parts of the country, particularly the drier areas[
]. It is likely to prefer a well-drained soil and a sunny position[
The plant is burnt to obtain soda for cooking foods such as noodles[