Did you know that you can eat kudzu? I grew up in Florida, where it was common to see groves of trees and even utility poles and barns covered with kudzu, the "vine that ate the South." What few people know is that the plant is edible, and delicious.
These are seed pods on some Milk Weed plants we have growing out back. They are weeds, but are supposed to be a food source for butterflies.
Fifty-two Plants in the Wild You Can Eat
*KUDZO* Pretty much the entire plant is edible & is also known for medicinal values. We were blessed to find this great patch of Kudzu surrounded by Blackberries. The leaves can be eaten raw, steam or boiled. The root can be eaten as well.
april Wood Sorrel Scientific name: Oxalis species What: leaves How: salad, seasoning Where: shady undergrowth When: spring, summer Nutritional Value: Vitamins A & C Dangers: Contains some oxalic acid, limit consumption to a small handful per day.
Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca ) is wild, edible and nutritious food. Identify milkweed via its pictures, habitat, height, flowers and leaves.
Dandelion look-alike. A description of Cat's Ear, a wild edible plant that commonly grows in yards, from the Backyard Agrarian.
Plantain offers many health benefits and is one of the top three common medicinal herbs along with dandelion and chicory. Most plantain plants have leaves with veins that fork outward from a central midrib. Plantain does not have a blossom, it only has a
Piantaggine maggiore ( Plantago maior)
Properties and benefits of Clover Plant! ♥ Clovers and especially the red…
Mugwort: Mugwort was considered the 'universal herb for protection and prophecy' throughout the ancient world. Roman soldiers placed Mugwort inside their sandals for endurance on long marches. Also known as the visionary herb, Mugwort is still used today
My growing herb list: healing with plants -Beyond Meds, Alternatives to Psychiatry-
Purslane: A Nutritious and Edible Weed
Purslane - we call it a weed. This web page brings you purslane facts and purslane recipes to bolster your appreciation of this virtuous wild plant. A nutritious edible weed absolutely delicious when mixed with yogurt and garlic!
Youve probably seen this weed before. It grows all over North America. All parts of the chicory plant are edible.
Mayapple (Podophyllum peltatum) - The ripe fruit can be eaten raw, cooked, or made into a jam or jelly. It can also be used to make a lemonade-like drink.
Chickweed in Winter Foraging Wild Edible Plants from the Winter Landscape
Mallow: The Everywhere Edible Weed
june Mallow: The Everywhere Edible Weed // from Garden Betty