Chickweed is an annual wild edible that grows in many locations and as hardy as it is, chickweed is quite delicate. This is an easy-to-grow plant that’s healthy to eat and it produces flowers throughout the growing season even in hot, dry conditions.
The plantain weed, commonly known as broadleaf plantain, is actually a perennial herb that provides us with many medicinal and culinary uses, even though it's a widely despised lawn weed. (Information thanks to Jim and Jill Carty site on lawn weeds)
Primarily the roots, but the leaves and flowers are also useful Benefits: A soothing mucilaginous herb, marsh mallow can be used much like slippery elm bark for soothing any and all inflammations. Valuable for burns, sore throats, and diges