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Edible Wild Plants: 19 Wild Plants You Can Eat to Survive in the Wild

Clovers (Trifolium) - lucky you, they're edible. And they’re found just about everywhere there’s an open grassy area. You can spot them by their distinctive trefoil leaflets. You can eat clovers raw, but they taste better boiled. ...I like those with the big purplish buds (red clover), so it seems do the bees.


Pineapple weed flowers and leaves are a tasty finger food while hiking or toss in salads. Flowers can also be dried out and crushed so that it can be used as flour. As with chamomile, pineapple weed is very good as a tea. Native Americans used a leaf infusion (medicine prepared by steeping flower or leaves in a liquid without boiling) for stomach gas pains and as a laxative.


How to Perform the Universal Edibility Test

Universal Edibility Test. (For plants. Do not apply to various animals or school supplies)


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Foraging for Beginners Identifying and Using Edible Wild Plants

Foraging for Beginners Identifying and Using Edible Wild Plants #infographic


Fantastic post with excellent photos of edible food that grows wild. This one is a red gooseberry. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED reading.