(Atriplex glabriuscula)

Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Atriplex glabriuscula
Chenopodiaceae

None known

  • Medicinal Use

    None known

  • Edible Use

    Young leaves – cooked[177].

    Seed – used in pi–ole or ground into a meal and used as a thickener in making bread or mixed with flour in making bread.

  • Cautionary Notes

    No member of this genus contains any toxins, all have more or less edible leaves. However, if grown with artificial fertilizers, they may concentrate harmful amounts of nitrates in their leaves.

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – sow April/May in situ. Germination is usually rapid.
Succeeds in full sun in any well-drained but not too fertile soil[200]. Most species in this genus tolerate saline and very alkaline soils[200]. This species is either very closely related to, or no more than part of, A. hastata[17].
Coastal areas of N. W. Europe, including Britain.

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