Foraging Reference: 130+ Edible Wild Plants

A foraging reference listing both common and less-known wild edibles from agave to Yaupon holly.

A foraging reference listing both common and less-known wild edibles from agave to Yaupon holly.

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There are so many wild edibles out there, some delicious and some just palatable, wonder how many people are overlooking or how many aren’t commonly known to be edible. Or were once commonly known but more recently dropped out of use. For reference, we have compiled a list of some of the plants that can be foraged or know to be edible in some capacity.

Obviously, not everything on the list is edible in its entirety. Some parts may only be edible when cooked, some are only really useful as tea, etc. It’s up to you to delve into specifics.

1. Agave (genus Agave)

2. Alligator Weed (Alternanthera philoxeroides)

3. Amaranth | Pigweed (genus Amaranthus)

4. Apple (genus Malus)

5. Arrowhead | Duck Potato | Indian Potato | Wapato (Sagittaria latifolia)

6. Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis)

7. Autumn Olive (Elaeagnus umbellata)

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