Hippophae rhamnoides Linn. Elaeagnaceae. Sallow Thorn. Sea Buckthorn.
Europe and temperate Asia. The fruit is acid and, though not very agreeable in flavor, is eaten by children in England. The Siberians and Tartars make a jelly from the berries and eat them with milk and cheese, while the inhabitants of the Gulf of Bothnia prepare from them an agreeable jelly which they use as a condiment with their fish. In some districts of France, a sauce is made of the berries, to be eaten with fish and meat. In Kunawar, the fruit is made into a condiment.
Hippophae salicifolia D. Don. Sea Buckthorn.
Nepal. The fruit is eaten in the Himalayas.
Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.