The Temperate Database is in the process of being updated, with new records being added and old ones being checked and brought up to date where necessary. This record has not yet been checked and updated.
Nitraria schoberi is a Shrub up to 2.00 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
South-eastern Europe to Australia.
Clayey and sandy, usually solonetzic soils in desert plains[
]. Saline soils in arid regions[
Fruit - raw or cooked. Insipid[
]. A pleasant flavour[
]. The fruit is 5 - 15mm in diameter[287. It can be cooked for winter use[