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Centranthus macrosiphon is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.60 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
Europe - Spain.
Rocky and waste places[
Grows well in ordinary garden soil and on dry walls[
A very ornamental plant[
], it attracts moths and butterflies[
Leaves - raw[
]. Added to salads, the leaves have a similar taste to corn salad (Valerianella locusta) but with a slight bitterness that gives them a more distinct and agreeable flavour[
Flowers - raw[
Seed - sow early spring in situ[
]. An autumn sowing in situ could also work.