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Suaeda palmeri is a Annual
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
South-western N. America.
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 could succeed outdoors at least in the milder parts of this country.
This species does not appear in the Flora of North America[
- Flora of N. America
- An on-line version of the flora with an excellent description of the plant including a brief mention of plant uses.
It dislikes shade, see the plants native range for other ideas on its cultivation needs.
Leaves raw or cooked[
- Plants for Human Consumption.
- Kunkel. G.
- Koeltz Scientific Books
- An excellent book for the dedicated. A comprehensive listing of Latin names with a brief list of edible parts.
]. A salty flavour.
Seed - sow spring in situ.
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