A small esculent ally of the champignon, named M.
To these crops may be added peas, beans and many herbs and esculent roots.
The mild climate assists the growth of esculent plants and roots; and a considerable trade is carried on with New York, principally in onions, early potatoes, tomatoes, and beetroot, together with lily bulbs, cut flowers and some arrowroot.
When Petty wrote, early in Charles II.'s reign, this demoralizing esculent was already the national food.
Viscum, called dryos hyphear, is most plentiful on the esculent oak, but occurs also on the robur, Prunus sylvestris and terebinth.