Winter Wild Edibles List

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    Here is a list of Winter wild edibles in the New England area.

    (Warning) Disclaimer: Never eat a plant unless you are absolutely sure it is safe and edible. When in doubt – always ask an expert or don’t eat it!

    Acorns (Must be brown and most need to be leached multiple times)
    Jerusalem Artichokes
    Ginkgo Nuts
    Wild Onions (always smell-check for onion aroma)
    Nanny berries
    Thistle roots
    Autumn Olive
    Pine tree roots that have had the bark removed
    Black berry leaves (do not eat stems)
    Liriope muscaria wild berries
    Garlic mustard leaves (tastes like garlic)
    Wild strawberry leaves
    Winter cress
    Daisy leaves
    Stinging nettles (leaves have stingers on underside, do your homework on how to forage & eat)
    Dead reed grass roots (dig up, scrub/wash them)
    Cottonwood tree inner bark
    Wild rose hip (red berry looking)
    Partridge berries (squaw berries)
    Service berries
    Sumack trees (dark red fruits, if boiled can make lemonade type drink…add sugar to sweeten) NOTE; white berries are TOXIC :unsure: :'( 😯 :cursing: :crazy:
    Cattail (roots, rhizomes, and chutes)
    Juniper berries (small blue fruits)
    Siberian miners lettuce
    Wintergreen or Tea berries (bright red)
    Eastern hemlock TREE inner bark NOTE: “hemlock tree” is not the same as the DEADLY TOXIC Hemlock plant…:unsure: :'( 😯 :cursing: :crazy: :innocent:
    Black birch (inner bark)
    Maple (inner bark)
    Prunella (self heal)
    Lawn daisy leaves and flowers

    this is a list i have made for myself and advice you have would be appreciated.

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