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LIST OF WILD EDIBLE PLANTS BY PARTS USED - 3 TABLES (SCROLL DOWN)
 
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. / Print Tables in Calibri, size 10.


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
 


(Flowers cont'd)

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

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
-speedwellMustard &
 


Cresses:
-mustard
-garlic mustard
& Cress:
-field pennycress
-bittercress
-peppercress
-shepardís purse
-watercress 
-wintercress-garlic
-onion 
-ramps  
passion vine
redbud tree
Rose:
-multiflora rose
-prickly rose
-Rugosa Rose
salsify
shiso
spiderwort
spring beauty
Sunflower:
-Jerusalem Artichoke
-sunflower, woodland
violets
tulip poplar (nectar)
Water lilies:
-American lotus
-yellow pond lilyyucca


 


FRUIT

Fruit Plants
bunchberry
chameleon
cleaver
false Solomon's seal
mayapple

Nightshade:
-ground cherry
-black nightshade
pokeberry
prickly pear
Strawberry:
-Indian
-wild

Fruit Bushes:
Asian Lemon
autumn olive
barberry
beach plum
beautyberry
Blueberry-like:
-high bush
-low bush
-chokeberry, black
-chokeberry, red
-huckleberry, black
-huckleberry, box



 


(Fruit Bushes cont'd)

Cranberry&related:
-American
-bog
-lingonberry

elderberry
mahonia
northern bayberry

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

spicebush

sumac, staghorn
sumac, fragrant
Vibernum:
-black haw
-high bush cranberry
-nannyberry


 


Fruit Trees
Apple & rose related:
-Callery pear
-crab apple
-hackberry
-hawthorn
-juneberry
-plum
-quince
-rowan
Cherry:
-black cherry
-chokecherry

-pin cherry
Dogwood:

-cornelian dogwood
-kousa dogwood
juniper

linden/basswood
Mulberry & related:
-black mulberry
-paper (related)
-red mulberry
-white mulberry

pawpaw
persimmon

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

 

 

 


GREENS/LEAVES/NEEDLES

Amaranth & related
-common
-mat

-spiny
-lambís quarters
Artemesia:
-epazote, wormseed
-mugwort,wormwood
bayberry. northern
brookweed
carpetweed
Carrot, Celery,Parsley
-carrot
-goutweed
-eastern waterleaf
-sweet cicely
-aniseroot

chameleon
Chamomile:
-wild
-pineappleweed
Chickweed:
-common
-fuzzy, mouse-eared
cleaver
Clover:
-red
-white


Dock/Sorrel:
-bitter dock
-curly dock
-patience dock
-sheep sorrel
-wood sorrel, oxalis duckweed
false Solomon's seal
Grapevine & related:
-grape, riverbank
-porcelainberry
Grass:
-Asiatic dayflower
-cattail
-grass
-crabgrass
-knotgrass
-knotweed,Japaneese
-reedgrass
-LadysThumb
-pepper smartweed
-spiderwort
hosta
Greenbrier/Smilax Family
Lettuce-Like:
-chicory
-dandelion
-lettuce
-sow thistle


Mallow/Hibiscus family:
-common
-high
-marshmallow
-Rose of Sharon
-velvet leaf mallow
milkweed
mile-a-minute
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  
pickerelweed
partridgeberry
passion vine
spicebush
spring beauty
violets
water hyacinth
wintergreen
yarrow

Plantain/Plantago:
-broad leaf
-narrow leaf
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
Carrot, Celery,Parsley
-carrot

-goutweed
-eastern waterleaf
-sweet cicely
-aniseroot
chameleon
chicory
dandelion
daylily
evening primrose
fiddlehead fern
ginger, wild
Greenbrier/Smilax groundnut, hopniss
hyacinth bean
Mallow/Hibiscus family:
-
common
-high
-marshmallow
-Rose of Sharon
Mustard & Cresses:
-mustard
-garlic mustard
& Cress:
-field pennycress
-bittercress
-peppercress
-shepardís purse
-watercress 
-wintercress


(ROOTS cont'd)

Onion & Garlic:
-garlic
-onion 
-ramps  
peanut, American hog
reed grass
spring beauty
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:
Amaranth & related
-
common
-mat

-spiny
-lambís quarters
-cattail
-cleaver
cornelian cherry
Dock/Sorrel:
-bitter dock
-curly dock
-patience dock
-sheep sorrel
-wood sorrel, oxalis
elm, Chinese
elm, slippery
evening primrose
grass
jewelweed
mallow, velvet leaf
maple family

 

  
(SEEDS cont'd)

Mustard & Cresses:
-mustard
-garlic mustard
&
Cress:
-field pennycress
-bittercress
-peppercress
-shepardís purse
-watercress 
-wintercress
persimmon tree
pickerelweed
pine
potato vine
redbud tree
reed grass
rice, native
sunflower
Water lilies:
-American lotus
-yellow pond lily
wild rice
 

SHOOTS
asparagus
bamboo
cattail
daylily
devil's walking stick

 


(SHOOTS cont'd)

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
Dock:
-bitter dock
-curly dock
-patience dock

Grass
-cattail
-Japanese knotweed
-pickerelweed
-reed grass
-spiderwort
hosta
sow thistle


(STALKS & STEMS cont'd)


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, blac