From foundation greens like wild spinach or chickweed, to tart greens like curly dock or sheep sorrel, to pungent greens such as field mustard or wintercress
, to bitter greens such as dandelions or sow thistle, Edible Wild Plants walks the reader through how to ensure the safety and effectively enhance the taste of foraged food.
(Also receiving high scores but not listed are, in ranked order: mushrooms; Japanese knotweed; jewelweed; wild carrot; chicory; prickly pear; blackberry; blueberry; violets; acorns; marsh marigold; thistle; wild apples; burdock; leeks; wintercress
; and milkweed.)
The names and amazing, medicinal properties of dandelion, Queen Anne's lace, mullein, wild lettuce, wintercress
, yarrow, angelica, cattails and more, were all laid out before my eyes.