Water Blinks (Montia fontana)

Annual/Perennial
Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Water Blinks
Montia fontana
Portulacaceae

None known

  • Medicinal Use

    None known

  • Edible Use

    Leaves – raw[46, 61, 177, 183]. Fairly bland, they are quite nice in a salad. The leaves can turn bitter in summer, especially if the plant is growing in a hot dry position.

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – sow spring or autumn in situ. The seed usually germinates rapidly.
Prefers a moist peaty soil. A polymorphic species[17].
Temperate regions throughout the world, including Britain.

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