Desert Seepweed (Suaeda suffrutescens)

Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Desert Seepweed
Suaeda suffrutescens
Chenopodiaceae

None known

  • Medicinal Use

    None known

  • Edible Use

    Leaves – cooked[177]. They are used as a condiment to add a salty flavour when cooking other foods[257].

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – sow spring in situ.
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. It dislikes shade, see the plants native range for other ideas on its cultivation needs.
South-western N. America – Oklahoma to Texas and Arizona, west to California.

Become ungovernable, break the chains of the matrix; grow and forage your own food and medicine.

*None of the information on this website qualifies as professional medical advice. Take only what resonates with your heart and use your own personal responsibility for what’s best for you. For more information [brackets] [000], see bibliography.