AKA Miner’s Lettuce. A succulent and nutritious green wonderfully suited for salads. Miners lettuce is part of the purslane family, which is known for for very high levels of nutrients including anti-inflammatory Omega-3 fatty acids.
Back in the mid 1840’s, gold miners were struggling for survival in the California gold rush. Miners sought out this wild plant for its life sustaining nutrients, including Vitamin C which helped to prevent scurvy.