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Suaeda glauca is an annual plant that can grow up to 60cms tall.
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and source of oil. The leaves are sometimes sold in local food markets in Korea[
E. Asia - China, Japan, Korea and Siberia.
Saline meadows, solonchaks, sandy and pebbly seashores, refuse dumps and waste ground[
|Other Uses Rating||
|Cultivation Status||Cultivated, Wild
It dislikes shade, see the plants native range for other ideas on its cultivation needs.
The plant is cultivated as a vegetable in China[
Young leaves and stems - raw or cooked[
]. A crunchy tender texture[
] with a salty flavour.
The seed oil is used in industry[
Seed - sow spring in situ.