How things have changed... "salat" greens
According to John Evelyn, in 1699, more than 73 plants (both cultivated and wild) were included in the "salat" of the typical English diet.
That is really impressive! Gosh... now we have lettuce... and what... 5 other plants in the grocery store for salad? And, that is if one even eats salad - a lot folks don't