Salsify

Salsify

Observation - Salsify. Description: Flowering plant in open grassland, within 10 metres of river bank. Other specimens seen nearby in bud or with full seed head. This plant is widespread in this area; often seen in gardens. The dandelion like seed head means it disperses easily over long

Flowering plant in open grassland, within 10 metres of river bank. Other specimens seen nearby in bud or with full seed head. This plant is widespread in this area; often seen in gardens. The dandelion like seed head means it disperses easily over long distances. I believe the root can be eaten as a vegetable.