www.WildFoodies.org: LIST BY PARTS USED  (under construction)

BEANS / FLOWERS / FRUIT / GREENS / NUTS / PODS / ROOTS / SEEDS / SHOOTS / STALKS&STEMS / BARK

(CAUTION: Do not eat any wild edibles before researching their preparation, cooking, portions, etc.)


BEANS

American groundnut
American hog peanut
ginkgo bean/nut
hyacinth bean
locust, honey

FLOWERS
Asiatic dayflower
aspen, American
chicory
clover, white
clover, red
dandelion
day lily
empress tree
evening primrose
goldenrod
hyacinth bean
Japanese honeysuckle
linden/basswood
locust, black
mimosa
passion vine
redbud tree
salsify
shiso
spiderwort
spring beauty
tulip poplar (nectar)
yucca

Mallow/Hibiscus family:
common
high
marshmallow
Rose of Sharon
velvet leaf mallow

Mints & related:
anise hyssop
bee balm, scarlet
bee balm, wild
deadnettle
ground ivy
horsemint
purple giant hyssop
henbit
lemon balm
mountain mint
spearmint
watermint
Mint-related:
purple loosestrife
speedwell

Mustard & Cresses:
mustard
garlic mustard
& Cress:
field pennycress
bittercress
peppercress
shepardís purse
watercress 
wintercress

Onion & Garlic:
garlic
onion 
ramps  

Rose:
multiflora rose
prickly rose
Rugosa Rose

Sunflower:
Jerusalem Artichoke
sunflower, woodland
violets

Water lilies
:
American lotus
yellow pond lily

 

 

 


FRUIT

Fruit plants
bunchberry
chameleon
cleaver
false Solomon's seal
mayapple
pokeberry
prickly pear

Nightshade:
ground cherry
black nightshade

Strawberry:
Indian
wild

Fruit vines:
creeping snowberry
grape, riverbank
greenbriers/smilax
hardy kiwi
Asiatic tearthumb
partridgeberry
passionflower, maypop
porcelainberry(caution)wintergreen

Fruit bushes
Asian Lemon
autumn olive
barberry
beach plum
beautyberry
elderberry
mahonia
northern bayberry
spicebush

sumac, staghorn
sumac, fragrant

Blueberry-like:
high bush
low bush
chokeberry, black
chokeberry, red
huckleberry, blackhuckleberry, box

Cranberry&related:
American
bog
lingonberry

Raspberry&related:
blackberry, Allegheny
blackberry, sawtooth
dewberry
raspberry, black
raspberry, red
thimbleberry
wineberry

Ribes:
currant, clove
prickly gooseberry

Rose:
multiflora rose
prickly rose
Rugosa Rose

Vibernum:
black haw
high bush cranberry
nannyberry

Fruit trees
juniper
linden/basswood
pawpaw
persimmon

Apple & rose related:
Callery pear
crab apple
hackberry
hawthorn
juneberry
plum
quince
rowan

Cherry:
black cherry
chokecherry

pin cherry

Dogwood:
cornelian dogwood
kousa dogwood

Mulberry & related:
black mulberry
paper (related)
red mulberry
white mulberry


GREENS/LEAVES/NEEDLES

Singles
northern bayberry
brookweed
carpetweed
chameleon
cleaver
duckweed
false Solomon's seal
hosta
milkweed
mile-a-minute
pickerelweed
partridgeberry
passion vine
spicebush
spring beauty
violets
water hyacinth
wintergreen
yarrow

Families & related

Amaranth & related
common
mat

spiny
lambís quarters

Artemesia:
epazote, wormseed
mugwort,wormwood

Carrot, Celery,Parsley
carrot
goutweed
eastern waterleaf
sweet cicely
aniseroot

Chamomile:
wild
pineappleweed

Chickweed:
common
fuzzy, mouse-eared

Clover:
red
white

Dock/Sorrel:
bitter dock
curly dock
patience dock
sheep sorrel
wood sorrel, oxalis

Grapevine & related:
grape, riverbank
porcelainberry

Grass:
Asiatic dayflower
cattail
grass
crabgrass
knotgrass knotweed,Japaneese reedgrass
LadysThumb
pepper smartweed
spiderwort

  

  
Lettuce-Like:
chicory
dandelion
lettuce
sow thistle

Mallow/Hibiscus family:
common
high
marshmallow
Rose of Sharon
velvet leaf mallow

Mints & related:
anise hyssop
bee balm, scarlet
bee balm, wild
deadnettle
ground ivy
horsemint
purple giant hyssop
henbit
lemon balm
mountain mint
spearmint
watermint
Mint-related:
purple loosestrife
shiso
speedwell

Mustard & Cresses:
mustard
garlic mustard
& Cress:
field pennycress
bittercress
peppercress
shepardís purse
watercress 
wintercress

Nettle:
stinging
wood

Onion & Garlic:
garlic
onion 
ramps  

Plantain/Plantago:
broad leaf
narrow leaf

Greenbrier/Smilax Family

Solomon Seal:
common
false

Strawberry:
Indian
wild

Succulent & Cactus prickly pear
purslane

Sunflower:
Jerusalem Artichoke
sunflower, woodland

Thistle:
bull
burdock
common thistle
milk
salsify

 Tree greens:
beech, American
birch, sweet & yellow
elm, Chinese
elm, Siberian
elm, slippery
empress tree 
ginkgo
hawthorn
hemlock
holly, American
kousa dogwood
linden/basswood
larch
maple family
mimosa
redbud
pine needles
persimmon
poplar, cottonwood
sassafras 
spruce, Norway
sweetgum
willow 

 

 


NUTS/seeds:
beech, American
ginkgo
hazelnut
maple family
shagbark hickory
water chestnut
oaks:
white
red
chinquapin

walnuts:
black walnut
butternut walnut

PODS
elm, Chinese
elm, Siberian
elm, slippery
milkweed
redbud tree

ROOTS
arrowhead, wapato
cattails
chameleon
chicory
dandelion
daylily
evening primrose
fiddlehead fern
ginger, wild
groundnut, hopniss
hyacinth bean
peanut, American hog
reed grass
Greenbrier/Smilax Family
spring beauty

Carrot, Celery,Parsley
carrot

goutweed
eastern waterleaf
sweet cicely
aniseroot

Greenbrier/Smilax Family

Mallow/Hibiscus family:
common
high
marshmallow
Rose of Sharon

Mustard & Cresses:
mustard
garlic mustard
& Cress:
field pennycress
bittercress
peppercress
shepardís purse
watercress 
wintercress

Onion & Garlic:
garlic
onion 
ramps  

Solomon Seal:
common
false

Sunflower:
Jerusalem Artichoke
sunflower, woodland

Thistle:
bull
burdock
common thistle
milk
salsify

Tree Roots:
sassafras
birch, sweet & yellow
larch
pine

poplar, cottonwood
tulip poplar

Water lilies:
American lotus
yellow pond lily
yucca

SAP:
aspen, American
birch, sweet & yellow

linden/basswood
maple family
shagbark hickory
spruce, Norway
sycamore
walnuts:

black walnut
butternut walnut
 

 


SEEDS/nuts:
cornelian cherry
elm, Chinese
elm, slippery
evening primrose
grass
jewelweed
mallow, velvet leaf
maple family
persimmon tree
pickerelweed
pine
potato vine
redbud tree
reed grass
rice, native
sunflower
wild rice

Amaranth & related
common
mat

spiny
lambís quarters
cattail
cleaver

Mustard & Cresses:
mustard
garlic mustard
&
Cress:
field pennycress
bittercress
peppercress
shepardís purse
watercress 
wintercress

Dock/Sorrel:
bitter dock
curly dock
patience dock
sheep sorrel
wood sorrel, oxalis

Water lilies:
American lotus
yellow pond lily

SHOOTS
asparagus
bamboo
cattail
daylily
devil's walking stick
dock, patience
evening primrose
false Solomon's seal
fiddlehead fern
greenbriers/smilax
groundnut/hopniss
hemlock
hosta
Japanese knotweed
larch
milkweed
pickerelweed
pokeweed
reed grass

Solomon Seal:
common
false

STALKS & STEMS
hosta
sow thistle


Grass
cattail
Japanese knotweed
pickerelweed
reed grass
spiderwort

Dock:
bitter dock
curly dock
patience dock

Thistle:
bull
burdock
common thistle
milk
salsify


TREE BARK (inner)
aspen, American
balsam fir
beech, American
birch, sweet & yellow
elm, Chinese
elm, Siberian
elm, slippery
hemlock
larch
maple family
Mulberry & related:
black mulberry
paper (related)
red mulberry
white mulberry

pine
poplar
sassafras 
slippery Elm
spruce, Norway
willow, black