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BLAND

BITTER

TART

SWEET

MINT

LICORICE

WINTER SPICE

 

asiatic dayflower leaf

hosta leaf (best raw)

indian strawberry

lady’s thumb leaf

mallows, all parts

wild violet

 

 

chicory greens

chickweed, slightly

clover, slightly

dandelion greens

docks, curly & yellow

lettuces

 

 

 

lemon, trifoliate

patience dock (best raw)

purslane (slightly tart)

sorrel, sheep

sorrel, wild

sorrel, wood

staghorn sumac

mile-a-minute (avoid barbs)

 

 

honey locust pod inside goo

birch, sweet & black

most fruits


tree water/sap:

·        ash

·        birch

·        hickory

·        maple (sugar, black, red, & silver sycamore)

·        walnut

·        sycamore

 

 

wintergreen

creeping snowberry


mints:

·        spearmint

·        bee balm

·        ground ivy

·        henbit

·        deadnettle

 

licorice mint

fennel

anise

 


birch trees

ginger

parsnip

sarsaparille (greenbrier)

sassafras

spice bush

 

PEPPERY

ONION & GARLIC

MUSTARD leaf
*HORSE RADISH roots

ARTICHOKE

MUSHROOM

SPINACH

MISCELLANEOUS


daylily (slightly peppery)

peppercress

smartweed, pepper

swamp cabbage

 

 

 

garlic grass, seeds, bulbs

onion grass, seeds, bulbs

ramps (garlic)

 

 

cresses

*garlic mustard

mustards, field

radish

 

 

burdock root

jerusalem artichoke

salsify

thistles, roots, leaf

 

carpetweed

cleaver

plantain, broad & narrow

 


amaranth (cook well)

lamb’squarters

 

 

CABBAGE - sow thistle

OYSTER – salsify root

 

TEXTURES:

 

many are…CRUNCHY RAW &

SLIMY COOKED

FUZZY

THICKENERS

 

asparagus

bull thistle stalk

Burdock stalk/leaf

cattail stalk

daylily buds / shoots

fiddlehead (ostrich fern)

flower buds

hosta shoots

mallows, all parts of plant

patience dock

purslane

sedum

spiderwort stalk

 

Also see: http://www.wildfoodies.org/SHOOTS.docx

 

 

carrot stalks

cleaver

mallows

mouse-eared chickweed

quickweed

 

 

mallows

ginkgo nut

sassafras

nut / acorn flours