Definitions for "Salsify"
See Oyster plant (a), under Oyster.
A root vegetable with a delicate flavour. Also called the oyster plant.
Salsify is a root vegetable. There is a black-skinned variety with white flesh sometimes called scorzonera, and a white salsify, sometimes called oyster plant. The delicate flavour is similar to asparagus. Best cooked simply - boiled or poached and served with butter. It is easier to peel after cooking.