Edible Plants -- continued

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Jerusalem Artichoke (Helianthus tuberosa)

I love the tubers raw in salads

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Queen Anne's Lace (Daucus carota)

The yellow arrow points to the purple central-flower.

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Highbush Cranberry (Viburnum trilobum)

Makes good jam and medicine

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Japanese Knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum)

Young shoots are like rhubarb

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Skunk Cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus)

Toxic unless thoroughly dried.

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Bunchberry, Dwarf Cornel (Cornus canadensis)

Berries are a great trail nibble

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Curled Dock (Rumex crispus)

Good protein content. Makes a good flour

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Fireweed (Epilobium angustifolium)

Good to eat, drink as tea, start flint-fires or make pillows with, as well as medicine.

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Lance-Leaved Goldenrod (Solidago graminifolia)

This does not cause your allergies. Makes a great tea!

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Yellow Wood-sorrel (Oxalis europaea)

Oxalis is bad for the kidneys so eat in moderation

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Queen Anne's Lace (Daucus carota)

Note the hairy stem, and tiny purple flower in the center of the umbrel

Always check for the hairy stem and tiny little central purple flower to distinguish it from the deadly poison hemlock

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Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina)

The berries make a refreshing Summer tea rich in Vitamin C

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