Arenaria (Sturtevant, 1919)

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Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919
Arenaria (Sturtevant, 1919)

Arenaria peploides Linn.

Caryophylleae. SEA CHICKWEED.

North temperate and Arctic regions. In Iceland, the plant is fermented and in that state used as food, like sauerkraut; the plant also forms a wholesome vegetable when boiled5 and is used for a pickle.