Leaves are eaten like spinach. Red fruits taste similar to mulberries.
Source of plant
Pinetree Garden Seeds
Erect annual herb to 60cm, glabrous. Leaves fleshy, sparsely toothed, lower leaves triangular-hastate, upper narrow lanceolate. Flowers in dense clusters forming an interrupted spike which is sometimes leafless; stamen 1. Fruit fleshy, forming a bright red berry-like cluster to 12mm diameter; seed with acute keel.
USDA Hardiness Zone