Caryophyllaceae Honckenya peploides (L.) Ehrh.

Seaside Sandplant

Eskimo, Arctic - Food, Vegetable

Use documented by:
Porsild, A.E., 1953, Edible Plants of the Arctic, Arctic 6:15-34, page 29

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Scientific name: Honckenya peploides (L.) Ehrh.
USDA symbol: HOPED (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Seaside Sandplant
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Family (APG): Caryophyllaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Arctic
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Vegetable
Notes: Young stems and leaves pickled as 'sauerkraut' or eaten as a potherb.

RECRD: 60504 id: 17389