Spring wild edibles to look for!

Here are some other wild edibles to look for in the spring.  They go by quickly.  Let us know what your favorite wild edibles are!

Wild mustard grows along the roadsides and the leaves are delicious in salads!

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https://preparednessadvice.com/food_storage/eating-wild-mustard/

 

Star flower aka Indian Cucumber has an edible root that tastes like cucumber!

starflower or Indian Cucumber

Adirondack Plants: Indian Cucumber Root

Plaintain that grows in your lawn.  The leaves can be boiled like spinach or use as tea:

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https://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/self-reliance/common-plantain-zm0z11zhun

Cattail roots:  https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/water-plants/cattails/harvesting-wild-cattails.htm

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