Chwinamul

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Chwinamul
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sauteed dried chwinamul
Hangul 취나물
Revised Romanization chwinamul
McCune–Reischauer ch'winamul
IPA [tɕʰɥi.na.mul]

Chwinamul (취나물) can refer to a number of leaf vegetables growing in the mountains and fields, which has heart-shaped serrated leaves and unique fragrance.

The word chwinamul in its strict sense refers only to chamchwi(참취, "edible aster"). However, there are about a hundred varieties of chwinamul that grow naturally in Korea, including sixty odd edible varieties.[1] Among them, chamchwi(참취, "edible aster"), gomchwi(곰취, "Fischer's ragwort"), gaemichwi(개미취, "Tatarinow's aster"), miyeokchwi(미역취, "Asian goldenrod"), surichwi(수리취, "deltoid synurus"), matari(마타리, "golden lace"), and gaksichwi(각시취, "maiden saussurea") are the most eaten varieties.

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  1. ^ 조, 성태 (21 March 2006). "취나물, 기관지에 좋은 무기질 보물창고" [Chwinamul, repositorium of minerals beneficial for bronchial and respiratory conditions]. The Jugan Kyunghyang (in Korean). Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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