Tragopogon porrifolius


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Noun1.Tragopogon porrifolius - Mediterranean biennial herb with long-stemmed heads of purple ray flowers and milky sap and long edible rootTragopogon porrifolius - Mediterranean biennial herb with long-stemmed heads of purple ray flowers and milky sap and long edible root; naturalized throughout United States
vegetable oyster, oyster plant - long white salsify
genus Tragopogon, Tragopogon - genus of Old World herbs with linear entire leaves and yellow or purple flower heads
oyster plant, salsify - edible root of the salsify plant
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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I've grown crosnes (Stachys affinis), skirret (Slum sisarum), and salsify (Tragopogon porrifolius) for more than 35 years and have gotten to know them well.
Anticancer Activity, Antioxidant Activity, and Phenolic and Flavonoids Content of Wild Tragopogon porrifolius Plant Extracts.
No existe informacion fehaciente de la necesidad de polinizacion de "topinambur" (Helianthus tuberosus L.*), "salsifi" (Tragopogon porrifolius L.*), "escorzonera" (Scorzonera hispanica L.), "endivia" (Cichorium endivia L.