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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Oxalic Acid Content of Selected Vegetables
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This table was originally published in Agriculture Handbook No. 8-11, Vegetables and Vegetable Products, 1984.

Vegetable Oxalic acid
(g/100 g)
Amaranth 1.09
Asparagus  .13
Beans, snap .36
Beet leaves .61
Broccoli .19
Brussels sprouts .36
Cabbage .10
Carrot .50
Cassava 1.26
Cauliflower .15
Celery .19
Chicory .21
Chives 1.48
Collards .45
Coriander .01
Corn, sweet .01
Cucumbers .02
Eggplant .19
Endive .11
Garlic .36
Kale .02
Lettuce .33
Okra .05
Onion .05
Parsley 1.70
Parsnip .04
Pea .05
Pepper .04
Potato .05
Purslane 1.31
Radish .48
Rutabaga .03
Spinach .97
Squash .02
Sweet potato .24
Tomato .05
Turnip .21
Turnip greens .05
Watercress .31


Last Modified: 8/13/2009