Edible Wild Plants

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Cathy Isom let’s us know about some plants you can eat in the wild. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.

Edible Wild Plants

If you ever find yourself at one with nature, whether its in the mountains, along the coastline or in a pasture, there’s a good chance you will find some beautiful and wild plant life. Many of these wild plants are edible, but before you snack on anything you’re not sure – it’s a good idea to get some expert advice and make sure you know exactly what you’re looking for. Because you never know if you’re allergic to a plant that someone else can eat without harm.

Some of the edible wild plants include:

-Wild Onion
-Common Burdock
-Common Milkweed
-Common Dandelion
-Currants and Gooseberries
-Blueberries and cranberries
-Sheep sorrel
-Red Clover
-Garlic Mustard
-Miner’s Lettuce
-Common Cattail
-Wild Ginger
-Wild Strawberry
-American Elderberry
-Wild Rose
Also you want to make sure plants you’ve gathered haven’t been sprayed with pesticides or herbicides.