At the end of the twentieth century, the orange-yellow fruits of sea buckthorn, Hippophae rhamnoides Linnaeus, became a trendy addition to the diet in some Nordic countries.
The article discusses how a rather unknown wild shrub, mostly unnoticed in peasant folk botany along the northern European coasts, has become common as a cultivated plant.
Ingvar Svanberg & Sabira Ståhlberg: Historical and Contemporary Uses of Sea Buckthorn, Hippophae rhamnoides L., in the Nordic Countries. Journal of Northern Studies, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2021: 34–46.