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...TO BECOME LOST IN THE WILD
The world begins where the road ends...
TIME TO START FORAGING! 
5th-May-2011 11:19 am
chris mccandless quote

Warm weather is here, we're in that period of spring (here in Maine, anyway, not sure about the rest of you) that I like to call "the Greening".
Plant life is comig back full force...looking forward to taking some books along and searching the woods for wild edibles. I already know where there's a buch of fiddleheads not too far from my home.

MAINE WILD EDIBLES OF SPRING

ostrich fern ("fiddleheads")
wild onion
wild garlic
wild leek
corn lily
cattail
narrow-leaved cattail
hard-stem bulrush
great bulrush
pigweed
green pigweed
lamb's quarters
glasswort
stinging nettle
shepherd's purse
field cress
common chickweed
cleavers
bugleweed
wild strawberry
wintercress
marsh marigold
sugar maple
sweet birch
yellow birch
sheep sorrel

...and many more!

Source for plant list: EDIBLE WILD PLANTS:A North American Field Guide to Over 200 Natural Foods by Thomas S. Elias & Peter A. Dykeman




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