WILD GREENS CALENDAR for U.S. Mid-Atlantic Region
 

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This calendar gives a generalized harvest calendar; there may be many exceptions to it. Some plants may be present, but not in good shape for harvesting.
 


SPRING Ė

MARCH / APRIL /  MAY
 


SUMMER Ė

 JUNE / JULY / AUGUST

 


FALL Ė

 SEPTEMBER / OCT / NOVEMBER


WINTER Ė
DECEMBER / JANUARY / FEBRUARY
 

 

burdock

chickweed, common

chickweed, fuzzy, mouse-eared

cleaver / bedstraw

clover, white and pink

cress, field pennycress

cress, spring, bitter

cress, water

cress, winter, yellow rocket

daylily

dandelion

Devilís Walking Stick

dock / patience

garlic mustard

goutweed

groundsel

hosta

Japanese knotweed

knotgrass

lesser celandine

mallow, common

mints, deadnettle

mints, henbit

mugwort

onion grass  

plantains, narrow and wide

pokeweed / Inkberry

spring beauty

stinging nettles

thistles, common

violets, wild

 

 

 amaranth

amaranth / mat

amaranth / spiny

asiatic dayflower

asparagus

bamboo

chameleon

cardoon

carpetweed

carrion / smilax

carrot

chamomile

chamomile / pineapple weed

chicory

clover, red

clover, white

cress, pepper

dandelion

daylily

devilís walking stick

dock / bitter

dock / curly

dock / yellow

epazote / wormseed

fern, ostrich, fiddleheads

garlic

goldenrods

goutweed

grapevine

grass (filter fiber)

grass, crab

groundnut, american / hopniss

groundsel

hollyhock

hosta

hyacinth bean vine

jerusalem artichoke

knotweed / japaneese

knotgrass

kudzu

ladyís thumb / smartweed

lambís quarters

lettuce, prickly

lettuce, bitter

mallow, common

mallow, high

mallow, hollyhock

mallow, marsh

mallow, rose of sharon

mallow, velvet leaf

mints, bee balm

mints, ground ivy / creeping charlie

mints, horsemint

mint, licorice

mints, mountain mint

mints, spearmint

mugwort / sagewort / wormwood

mustard, shepardís purse, chinese cress

nettles, clearweed

nettles, false

nettles, stinging

nettles, wood

mustard, field

parsnip / wild

parsnip / cow

parsnip / water

plantain, broad leaf

plantain, narrow leaf

poor man's pepper / peppergrass

porcelain berry vine leaf

potato vine, wild, I pomoea

prickly pear, eastern / indian fig

primrose, evening

purslane

quickweed

ramps   

radish

rose of sharon

salsify

sassafras

spicebush

sedum

skunk cabbage (much caution)

smilax / greenbrier

solomonís seal

sorrel, sheep

sorrel, wood

sow thistle

spiderwort

strawberry, indian

strawberry, wild

strawberry, wild barren

sunflower, wild

thistle, bull

thistle, milk

virginia waterleaf

winter green

woodland lettuce / canada / yellow

yarrow

 

 

amaranth (fading fast)

Asiatic dayflower

burdock

chickweed, common

chickweed, fuzzy, mouse-eared

cleaver / bedstraw

cress, spring, bitter

cress, water

cress, winter, yellow rocket

dandelion

dock / patience

garlic mustard

goutweed

groundsel

quickweed

knotgrass

lambís quarters (fading fast)

mallows

mints (ground ivy, deadnettle, henbit)

mugwort

mustards

nettles, stinging

onion grass 

plantains

sorrrels (wood, sheep)

sow thistle 

thistles

strawberry, Indian

violets, wild

 

 

 

(some plants not in best of shape)

 

chickweed, common

cleaver / bedstraw

cress, bitter

cress, penny

dandelions

dock, patience 

garlic mustard

groundsel (caution)

knotgrass

mallow, common

mint, ground ivy

mint, henbit

onion grass

pine needles

plantains (narrow leaf)

sorrel, sheep

strawberry, Indian