Beijing residents help themselves to wild Chinese violet cress – known as eryuelan in Mandarin – growing in public parks. Photo: Weibo

Spring greens craze in China picks holes in public parks

  • The hunt for wild vegetables is taking its annual toll on Beijing’s green spaces
  • Some people are digging up whole plants in the belief they are more nutritious than cultivated varieties
Topic |   China Society

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Beijing residents help themselves to wild Chinese violet cress – known as eryuelan in Mandarin – growing in public parks. Photo: Weibo
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