Symphoricarpos racemosus Michx. Caprifoliaceae.
The fruit is eaten by the Indians of Oregon and
Symphytum officinale Linn. Boragineae. BONESET.
Europe and adjoining Asia.
The leaves, when young, form a good
green-vegetable and are not infrequently eaten by country people. They
are sometimes used to flavor cakes and other culinary preparations.
The blanched stalks form an agreeable asparagus.
Symplocos alstonia L'Herit. Styraceae (Symplocaceae).
According to Gardner, the leaves are employed as a tea
substitute, and an infusion of one of the species is used likewise in