Definition of oyster plant in US English:

oyster plant


  • another term for salsify
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The flavor is complex, bitter and sweet, with hints of artichoke heart, celery, and oyster plant.’