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scorzonera

(ˌskɔːrtsəˈnɛərə)
n
(Plants) a plant of the modern genus Scorzonera, esp S. Hispanica or black salsify, cultivated in Europe for its root which is used as a vegetable
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Noun1.scorzonera - perennial south European herb having narrow entire leaves and solitary yellow flower heads and long black edible roots shaped like carrotsscorzonera - perennial south European herb having narrow entire leaves and solitary yellow flower heads and long black edible roots shaped like carrots
black salsify, scorzonera - long black salsify
genus Scorzonera - genus of narrow-leaved European herbs
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
2.scorzonera - long black salsify
salsify - either of two long roots eaten cooked
black salsify, scorzonera, Scorzonera hispanica, viper's grass - perennial south European herb having narrow entire leaves and solitary yellow flower heads and long black edible roots shaped like carrots
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Guests will be intrigued by scorzonera, similar in some respects to salsify but even less seldom seen.
The Scorzonera is a genus belonging to the Asteraceae sunflower family which grows mainly in dry areas of Europe and Asia.
This increase in species number was mainly determined by spread out of pioneer early succesional herb species (Calamagrostis epigejos, Equisetum hyemale, Pteridium aquilinum, Rubus idaeus, R saxatilis, Scorzonera humilis, Solidago virgaurea, Ceratodon purpureus, Polytrichum juniperinum).
The white rooted vegetables that come to mind parsnips, salsify, scorzonera, parsley root all have different foliage from the one depicted,.
poaeoides, Sonchus arvensis, Corispermum Scorzonera mongolica, patelliforme Euphorbia humifusa S(H) (A) 20(21) 9(19) AGB (B) 3.
And head gardener Roy Simkins said items also grown on the site include salsify, scorzonera, sprouts, calabrese, purple sprouting broccoli, kale and leaf beet.
There are a few root crops--parsnips, salsify, scorzonera, skirret--which can go through any number of freeze-thaw cycles without damage, though of course we cannot dig them while the soil is frozen.
Ron, who has about 40 different fruits and vegetables on his plot, said: "I grow all the usual things, but among the more unusual are salsify, scorzonera (a similar vegetable) and celeriac which aren't always available to buy.
For example, next spring I will grow scorzonera, a root vegetable that is supposed to be quite tasty.
salsify"); and scorzonera (scorzonera hispanica), also known
3 Two rather uncommon root vegetables, Scorzonera and Salsify, can be lifted and stored in damp sand or old potting compost for spring use.