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Suaeda depressa is a Annual/Perennial up to 0.50 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
Western N. America - British Columbia to California.
Usually found on highly alkaline or saline soils by the coast[
We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors in many parts of this country.
There is some confusion over this name, could it be S. calceoliformis[
It dislikes shade, see the plants native range for other ideas on its cultivation needs.
Young leaves - raw or cooked. A salty flavour[
Seed - raw or cooked[
Seed - sow spring in situ.