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lagochorto

λαγόχορτο

yellow salsify Tragopogon dubius

Yellow goat's beard, or yellow salsify (Tragopogon) with edible shoots and leaves; the buds are pickled and eaten with drinks.

Other names include γένια του λαγού (yenia tou lagou, or hare's beard), λαγομούστακα (lagoumoustaka, or hare's mustache), λαγονούρι (lagounouri, or bunny) and γένια του τράγου (yenia tou tragou, or goat's beard)

Text © Dana Facaros

Images by: Paul Asman and Jill Lenoble