- (countable, uncountable) Any of several flowering plants, of the genus Tragopogon, most of which have purple flowers.
- Tragopogon porrifolius, a plant with linear leaves cultivated for its light-skinned edible root and herbal properties
- (countable, uncountable) Scorzonera hispanica, a plant similar in flavor to T. porrifolius, with lanceolate leaves cultivated for its dark-skinned edible root
- (uncountable) The edible root of these plants.
- black salsify
- common salsify
- meadow salsify
- purple salsify
- Spanish salsify
- western salsify
- yellow salsify