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Useful Temperate Plants

Sisymbrium crassifolium

Cav.

Brassicaceae


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General Information

Sisymbrium crassifolium is a Biennial/Perennial up to 0.75 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

50
Title
Flora Europaea
Publication
 
Author
?
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Year
1964
ISBN
-
Description
An immense work in 6 volumes (including the index). The standard reference flora for Europe, it is very terse though and with very little extra information. Not for the casual reader.

Range

South-western Europe - Spain.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Edibility Rating *
HabitBiennial/Perennial
Height0.75 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

Leaves and young stems - cooked. A cabbage-like flavour[
105
Title
Tanaka's Cyclopedia of Edible Plants of the World.
Publication
 
Author
Tanaka. T. & Nakao S.
Publisher
Keigaku Publishing; Tokyo
Year
1976
ISBN
-
Description
The most comprehensive list of edible plants I've come across. Only the briefest entry for each species, though, and some of the entries are more than a little dubious. Not for the casual reader.
].

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2024-03-03. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Sisymbrium+crassifolium>

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