- young leaves are edible raw.
- leaves are safer and better tasting after cooking.
- leaves contain vitamins A and C.
- cooked leaves have a taste similar to spinach.
- seeds are edible.
- grows in lawns and disturbed areas at low and montane regions.
- identification tip: stem has a single line of fine hairs running between each stem node.
- warning: eating excessive amounts can cause diarrhea and/or vomiting.
- warning: plant is not suitable for pregnant women.