Wild Foodies of Philly:  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
chicory
clover, white
clover, red
dandelion
day lily
evening primrose
goldenrod
hyacinth bean
Japanese honeysuckle
linden/basswood
locust, black
mimosa
passion vine
redbud tree
salsify
spiderwort
spring beauty
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

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
juneberry
pawpaw
persimmon

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

Cherry & related:
black cherry
chokecherry

pin cherry

Dogwood:
cornelian dogwood
kousa dogwood

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


GREENS/LEAVES

Singles
northern bayberry
brookweed
carpetweed
chameleon
cleaver
duckweed
false Solomon's seal
hosta
milkweed
Asiatic tearthumb
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

 Tree greens (young leaves)
beech 
birch
elm, Chinese & Siberian
empress 
ginkgo
hawthorn
holly, American (caution
kousa dogwood
linden, basswood
maples
mimosa
redbud
pine needles
sassafras 
sweetgum leafbuds
willow 

 

  

  
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
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


NUTS:
beechnut
black walnut
butternut
ginkgo
hazelnut
hickories, shagbark, etc.
water chestnut
oaks:
white
red
chinquapin
 

PODS
locust, honey
milkweed (caution)

ROOTS
arrowhead, wapato
birch root bark
cattails
chameleon
chicory
dandelion
daylily
evening primrose
fiddlehead fern
ginger, wild
groundnut, hopniss
hyacinth bean
mallows
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:
Black birch
Sassafras
Pine

Water lilies:
American lotus
yellow pond lily
yucca


SEEDS
cornelian cherry
elm, Chinese & Siberian
evening primrose
grass
jewelweed
mallow, velvet leaf
maple tree
pickerelweed
wild potato vine
pine
redbud
reed grass
rice, native
sunflower
sweet gum tree
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
hosta
Japanese knotweed
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
Aspen,trembling
Basswood
Balsam Fir
Balsam Poplar
Beech, American
Birch, White
Cedars
Douglas Fir
Elm, Chinese & Siberian
Hemlocks
Larches (cautions)
Linden
Maple
Mulberry, twigs
Pine
Poplar
Sassafras
Slippery Elm
Spruces
Willow