Oyster plant (disambiguation)

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Plants commonly called oyster plant.

  • Acanthus mollis; Acanthus spinosus; also called bear’s britches; showy perennial which dies back after summer flowering
  • Mertensia maritime
  • Tragopogon porrifolius common name Salsify; Purple Salsify; a root vegetable
  • Tradescantia spathacea; Syn:Rhoeo spathacea, syn Rhoeo discolor Synonym:Rhoeo spathacea, Syn Tradescantia discolor usually called Moses-in-a-basket,; a groundcover.

Often, care must be taken when using common names to identify plants. Salsify is edible; Moses-in-a-basket is skin-irritant and is poisonous.