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"Edible weeds - foragingtexas.com - don't discourage weeds, eat them! This one is lambsquarter." I totally agree with this. You'd be surprised at how many weeds that invade your veg. garden or flower beds are edible, not just edible but very good.
edible plants example: herbs poster
Purslane has a bit of a mild sweet-sour taste. All parts of the plant are edible but make sure if you are wild harvesting make sure that you wash it well (it does grow on the ground) and it has not been sprayed with any pesticides or fertilizer.
Edible flower buds and flower petals -- Sunflowers. Saute or steam young flower buds and serve like artichokes. Pull petals off open flowers and serve as garnish for salads.
Hosta 'Dorothy Benedict