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GENERALIZED HARVEST CALENDAR for U.S. Mid-Atlantic Region

 

JANUARY:

chickweed, common

cleaver / bedstraw

cress, bitter

cress, penny

dandelions

dock, patience 

garlic mustard

groundsel (caution)

hawthorn berries
mint, ground ivy

mint, henbit

nettle, stinging

onion grass

pine needles

plantains (narrow leaf)

rose hips
sorrel, sheep

strawberry, Indian

 

FEBRUARY:

SAPS – MAPLE, ETC.

 

 

MARCH:

FIDDLEHEAD FERN

BITTERCRESS

CLEAVERS

DAY LILLY SHOOTS

JAPANESE KNOT WEED

POKEWEED

NETTLES – STINGING, WOOD, FALSE?

 

APRIL:

PLANTAIN, BROAD & NARROW LEAF

WILD VIOLET

WINTERCRESS/YELLOW ROCKET

HOSTA

DOCKS – PATIENCE/BITTER/CURLY

SPRING BEAUTY

GROUNDCOVER MINTS – PURPLE DEADNETTLE, HENBIT, GROUND IVY, AGUGA

SPEEDWELL

SPRUCE TIPS

HEMLOCK TIPS

 

MAY:

INDIAN STRAWBERRY

BLACK LOCUST FLOWERS

LINDEN TREE

COMMON THISTLE

MAPLE TREE LEAVES

GOUTWEED

SHEEP SORREL

CHAMENEON

CLOVERS & BLOSSOMS

 

JUNE:

MULBERRY

CHAMOMILE & PINEAPPLE CHAMOMILE

AMARANTH - COMMON/MAT/SPINY

WINEBERRY

JUNEBERRY

COMMON MALLOW

LADIES THUMB/SMARTWEED

JULY:

BRAMBLES: RASPBERRY, BLACKBERRY, DEWBERRY

BLACK NIGHTSHADE

LAMB’S QUARTERS

BLACKBERRY

ROSE OF SHARON

KNOTWEED

CARPETWEED

WOOD SORREL

BEE BALM

ARTEMISIA – MUGWORT, EPASOTE, SWEET ANNIE

MINTS – BEE BALM (WILD SCARLET), MOUNTAIN MINT, SPEARMINT, LEMON BALM, ANISE HYSSOP, GIANT HYSSOP, HORSEMINT, WATER MINT, ETC.

 

 

AUGUST:

PERSIMMON

STAGHORN SUMAC

SHISO

PURSLANE

CLEARWEED NETTLE

PEPPERCRESS

GARLIC MUSTARD SEEDS

DUCKWEED

PURPLE LOOSESTRIFE

?GROUND CHERRY

HONEY LOCUST PEA

ROSE OF SHARON

VELVET LEAF MALLOW (FIBER)

 

SEPTEMBER:

NORTHERN BAYBERRY

PAW PAW

SPICE BUSH BERRIES

SWEET BIRCH

SASSAFRAS

 

OCTOBER:

CRABAPPLE

ACORNS

BLACK WALNUTS

SHAGBARK HICKORY NUTS

SASSAFRAS ROOTS & LEAVES

BARBERRY

ROSE HIPS

GINGKO

HONEY LOCUST PODS & SEEDS

AUTUMN BERRIES / AUTUMN OLIVES

 

 

NOVEMBER: (ROOTS & BERRIES)

WILD ASIAN LEMONS (TRIFOLIATE ORANGE)

HAWTHORN BERRIES

CARROT ROOTS

DAYLILLY ROOTS

DANDELION ROOT

CHICKORY ROOTS

BURDOCK ROOT

SUNCHOKES

 

DECEMBER:

AMERICAN HOLLY

EASTERN WHITE PINE

SPICE BUSH BRANCH

SWEET BIRCH BRANCH

SASSAFRAS BRANCH?

WINTERBERRY LEAF