Bread and Butter plant.Real name?

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Bread and Butter plant.Real name?

Post: # 145694Post matowakan
Sun Mar 08, 2009 2:06 pm

I cant remember what plant has the common name of bread and butter. I think it may be two parts of the same plant.
Can anyone help me out and save me going through about 10 books to where I saw this name? :(

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Post: # 145698Post Annpan
Sun Mar 08, 2009 2:15 pm

Hawthorn? that is what my Mums husband calls it anyway....ETA I mean the plant I call hawthorn, he calls bread and butter... and as a kid he used to eat the leaves.
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Post: # 145716Post matowakan
Sun Mar 08, 2009 4:53 pm

that's it!!You have made a woman of a certain age very happy!!!
Thanks

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Re: Bread and Butter plant.Real name?

Post: # 145824Post bodrighy
Mon Mar 09, 2009 12:13 pm

The young buds. We called them bread & cheese but probaly a local variation. Used to pick them and chew as kids. Ned a lot for a salad. :lol:

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