Sea Arrowgrass

Latin Name:

Triglochin maritima

Manx Name:

Baare y viltee marrey


June - September

Locations where this species is found:

Also known as "Sea Coriander Grass", this otherwise unremarkable plant has a distinctive scent and taste of coriander.

Foragers should beware, as the dark green leaves contain hydrogen cyanide. Despite this, some sources recommend eating the lighter-colored leaves at the base of the plant, and the seeds were ground into flour by native Americans.

The Manx name for this plant is "Baare y viltee marrey", which means "Sea Arrow".
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