Salsify

(Tragopogon) This vegetable (also known as Salsify and Vegetable Oyster) is grown for its edible roots. A slow growing biennial, this plant is grown as a long-season annual. Salsify grows wild in Europe and is naturalized in some parts of North America. It forms large tufts of wide, grass-like leaves and a heavy, deep taproot. On deep, friable soil
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salsify

[n] - edible root of the salsify plant 2. [n] - Mediterranean biennial herb with long-stemmed heads of purple ray flowers and milky sap and long edible root 3. [n] - either of two long roots eaten cooked
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Salsify

Sal'si·fy noun [ French salsifis .] (Botany) See Oyster plant (a) , under Oyster .
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salsify

<botany> See Oyster plant, under Oyster. ... Origin: F. Salsifis. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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salsify

noun either of two long roots eaten cooked
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salsify

oyster plant noun Mediterranean biennial herb with long-stemmed heads of purple ray flowers and milky sap and long edible root; naturalized throughout United States
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Salsify

• (n.) See Oyster plant (a), under Oyster.
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salsify

biennial herb of the family Asteraceae, native to the Mediterranean region. The thick white taproot is cooked as a vegetable and has a flavour ...
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Salsify

Tragopogon, also known as salsify or goatsbeard, is a genus of flowering plants in the sunflower family Asteraceae that has over 140 species, including the vegetable known as salsify, as well as a number of common wild flowers, some of which are usually regarded as weeds. Salsifies are forbs growing as biennial or perennial plants. They have a str
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salsify

salsify, common name for a tall, narrow-leaved biennial (Tragopogon porrifolius) of the family Asteraceae (aster family), native to S Europe but now naturalized and sometimes growing as a weed in North America. Known also as purple goatsbeard, oyster plant, and vegetable oyster, it is widely cultiva...
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Salsify

Salsify is a purple-flowered composite plant whose root has an oyster-like flavour and is used as a culinary vegetable. It is also known as the oyster plant. vegetable oyster and purple goat's beard.
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salsify

Hardy biennial plant native to the Mediterranean region. Its white fleshy roots and spring shoots are cooked and eaten; the roots are said to taste like oysters. (Tragopogon porrifolius, family Compositae.)
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Salsify

[disambiguation] Salsify is a genus of plant. Salsify may also refer to: ...
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