Definition of oyster plant in English:

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oyster plant


1 another term for salsify.
Example sentences
  • The flavor is complex, bitter and sweet, with hints of artichoke heart, celery, and oyster plant.
  • Surprisingly, the lovely Acanthus mollis, or oyster plant, can bravely withstand regular blizzards of camphor leaves and even thrives in their mulch.
  • I squat and rest my palm beside a tiny flowering oyster plant.
2A blue-flowered thick-leaved creeping plant of the borage family, native to northern Europe and growing chiefly on stony beaches.
  • Mertensia maritima, family Boraginaceae.

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