United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  11437, Salsify, (vegetable oyster), raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Tragopogon porrifolius
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.84   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.78   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 13%   Refuse Description:   Scrapings and rootlets
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup slices 133 g
Proximates Water g 77.00 1 -- 102.41
Proximates Energy kcal 82 -- -- 109
Proximates Energy kJ 343 -- -- 456
Proximates Protein g 3.30 1 -- 4.39
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.20 1 -- 0.27
Proximates Ash g 0.90 -- -- 1.20
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 18.60 -- -- 24.74
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 3.3 -- -- 4.4
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 60 1 -- 80
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 0.70 1 -- 0.93
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 23 1 -- 31
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 75 1 -- 100
Minerals Potassium, K mg 380 1 -- 505
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 20 1 -- 27
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.38 -- -- 0.51
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.089 -- -- 0.118
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.268 -- -- 0.356
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.8 -- -- 1.1
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 8.0 1 -- 10.6
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.080 1 -- 0.106
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.220 1 -- 0.293
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.500 1 -- 0.665
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.371 -- -- 0.493
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.277 -- -- 0.368
Vitamins Folate, total µg 26 -- -- 35
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 26 -- -- 35
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 26 -- -- 35
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 0 1 -- 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 0 1 -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1551 SALSIFY
  • C0240 ROOT, TUBER OR BULB, WITHOUT PEEL
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0003 NO TREATMENT APPLIED
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION