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Eremurus spectabilis.

Botanical name:

Eremurus spectabilis Bieb. Liliaceae.

Asia Minor and Persia. In May and June the young shoots are sold as a vegetable in the villages of the Caucasus, Kurdistan and Crimea. The flavor is intermediate between spinach and purslane and is by no means a disagreeable vegetable.


Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.



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