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Useful Temperate Plants

Suaeda palmeri

Standl.

Amaranthaceae


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General Information

Suaeda palmeri is a Annual
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

South-western N. America.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Edibility Rating *
HabitAnnual
Height0.00 m
PollinatorsWind
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

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[
270
Title
Flora of N. America
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/fna/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
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.

Edible Uses

Leaves raw or cooked[
177
Title
Plants for Human Consumption.
Publication
 
Author
Kunkel. G.
Publisher
Koeltz Scientific Books
Year
1984
ISBN
3874292169
Description
An excellent book for the dedicated. A comprehensive listing of Latin names with a brief list of edible parts.
]. A salty flavour.

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed - sow spring in situ.
Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2024-07-14. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Suaeda+palmeri>

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