Water Spinach 
Scientific Name: Ipomoea aquatica
Country of Origin: Central & South Asia

Water spinach is a semi-aquatic perennial plant. It is a beloved green for many Southeast Asians, who may prepare it by sauteeing in very hot oil with some garlic and a splash of fish sauce. In the United States, water spinach is a federally-controlled invasive species; special permitting systems were established by UMass specifically to allow Vietnamese immigrants in Massachusetts to grow it.

Recipe
Stir-fried Water Spinach with Garlic

Water Spinach 
Scientific Name: Ipomoea aquatica
Country of Origin: Central & South Asia

Water spinach is a semi-aquatic perennial plant. It is a beloved green for many Southeast Asians, who may prepare it by sauteeing in very hot oil with some garlic and a splash of fish sauce. In the United States, water spinach is a federally-controlled invasive species; special permitting systems were established by UMass specifically to allow Vietnamese immigrants in Massachusetts to grow it.

Recipe
Stir-fried Water Spinach with Garlic

Water Spinach 
Scientific Name: Ipomoea aquatica
Country of Origin: Central & South Asia

Water spinach is a semi-aquatic perennial plant. It is a beloved green for many Southeast Asians, who may prepare it by sauteeing in very hot oil with some garlic and a splash of fish sauce. In the United States, water spinach is a federally-controlled invasive species; special permitting systems were established by UMass specifically to allow Vietnamese immigrants in Massachusetts to grow it.

Recipe
Stir-fried Water Spinach with Garlic

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