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Related to tetragonia tetragonioides: Tetragonia expansa
new zealand spinach
Very popular in Australia, but spread worldwide. Wild spinach-type plant that’s actually served in fancy restaurants. Thick, triangularshaped leaves covered top and bottom in what appears to be tiny crystals or drops of water. Yellow flowers, small hard horny fruit pod. Used just like spinach, also contains oxalates.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz