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Spotted Spurge vs. Purslane

together for comparison, with the Spurge on the left and Purslane on the right.

Purslane - A nutritious edible weed

Purslane: A Nutritious and Edible Weed

Purslane - we call it a weed. This web page brings you purslane facts and purslane recipes to bolster your appreciation of this virtuous wild plant. A nutritious edible weed absolutely delicious when mixed with yogurt and garlic!

Mallows - A nutritious edible weed

Mallows - A nutritious edible weed Yay! I don't have to worry about eradicating it now. Anything that stays green in this desert without any special care is a real treasure. And I have "stepables" without paying

Have you seen this purple, fuzzy looking weed with square stems and teeny tiny pink flowers popping up in lawns? Meet Lamium purpureum, a mint family plant known as Purple Dead Nettle. It is edible and high in antioxidants, those cancer-busting compounds we can all use more of! Source: http://firstways.com/

Purple Dead Nettle: A Weed That’s Good To Eat February 2011 by Rebecca Lerner "Hurry with this one — it does not stick around and will be gone before late spring!

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Amaranth/Pigweed is a common weed that is highly nutritious! Use the greens in soups, stir fries, or salads. eat the dried seeds raw or roasted. The seeds are very high protein and have lysine, fiber, and calcium. A single plant can produce seeds!

wild cress

Cuckoo flower or Wild Cress, Cardamine pratensis. GOOD WEED, easy to control by hand pulling. Edible "weed" with a peppery flavor.

Cranesbill. Cool season weed. Treat with Dicamba & Mecoprop and apply 2nd time 6 weeks later.

Treat with Dicamba & Mecoprop and apply time 6 weeks later.

Weed Wisdom: What 10 Common Weeds Are Trying to Tell You

Weed Wisdom: What 10 Common Weeds Are Trying to Tell You

Common chickweed - Stellaria media - It seems so innocuous. I don't have enough of it to let it rattle me.

Eat the weeds? Chickweed ... who would have thought ... boy, we could eat our back yard, provided there were no chemicals on it ...good site for edibles information!

"chickweed’s stems, leaves, flowers and seeds are all edible" more plant info and a couple of recipes after link.

sicklepod (coffeebean) http://www.walterreeves.com/gardening-q-and-a/sicklepod-coffeebean-identification/

Q: This interesting plant came up in my flower bed. I let it grow to see what it would be and it continues to grow! The leaves have a soft touch and around

Weed Details: Spotted Spurge

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