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Spring-beauty (Claytonia virginica)

Spring-beauty (Claytonia virginica)

Sweet White Clover - Aromatic. Steam a potato with this plant (wrapped in foil or in a steamer) - the smell and taste is heavenly, kind of like clove, cinnamon and herby in the same time.

Sweet White Clover - Aromatic. Steam a potato with this plant (wrapped in foil or in a steamer) - the smell and taste is heavenly, kind of like clove, cinnamon and herby in the same time.

Shepherd's Purse - edible plants for Leopard Tortoise (all)

Shepherd's Purse - edible plants for Leopard Tortoise (all)

Galium aparine - Cleavers or Lady's Bedstraw - Edible Weed. Sort of like velcro. It sticks and pulls due to small hairs. Leaves can be cooked and the seed pods can be roasted.

Galium aparine - Cleavers or Lady's Bedstraw - Edible Weed. Sort of like velcro. It sticks and pulls due to small hairs. Leaves can be cooked and the seed pods can be roasted.

Miner's Lettuce - a fantastic wild food. Good for salad and even got a bite. We grow it also in the vegetable garden, but around the world you can find it in the wild, also here in the Netherlands.

Miner's Lettuce - a fantastic wild food. Good for salad and even got a bite. We grow it also in the vegetable garden, but around the world you can find it in the wild, also here in the Netherlands.

A Beginner's Guide to Hunting Morel Mushrooms | Field Stream ( Every spring, my Dad and I would go Muchroom hunting and I couldn't for us to get home and Mother would fry them, Oh ummm!)

A Beginner's Guide to Hunting Morel Mushrooms | Field Stream ( Every spring, my Dad and I would go Muchroom hunting and I couldn't for us to get home and Mother would fry them, Oh ummm!)

Shepherd’s Purse  Also used as a medicinal plant, shepherd’s purse is a great source for spring and fall greens, and can be found in many of the same places where dandelion and purslane grow. The younger leaves are edible raw and have a very mild taste. Older leaves can be boiled in the same manner as dandelions, to remove bitterness, and the seed pods are also edible.

Shepherd’s Purse Also used as a medicinal plant, shepherd’s purse is a great source for spring and fall greens, and can be found in many of the same places where dandelion and purslane grow. The younger leaves are edible raw and have a very mild taste. Older leaves can be boiled in the same manner as dandelions, to remove bitterness, and the seed pods are also edible.

A great list of common plants that resemble edibles but are actually non-edible, toxic or deadly

A great list of common plants that resemble edibles but are actually non-edible, toxic or deadly

Tn Tree Nurseries - Sasafrass Tree, $24.99 (http://www.tnnursery.net/sasafrass-tree/)

Tn Tree Nurseries - Sasafrass Tree, $24.99 (http://www.tnnursery.net/sasafrass-tree/)

Wild Geranium, or Spotted Cranesbill (Geranium maculatum) -- notice the male flower (bottom) and female flower (top)

Wild Geranium, or Spotted Cranesbill (Geranium maculatum) -- notice the male flower (bottom) and female flower (top)

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