Ginger (wild) Gooseberry Grape (wild) Grass
Groundnut Hawthorn Hazelnut Hickory
Highbush cranberry Huckleberry Indian paintbrush
Indian pipe June berries Juniper Labrador tea Lamb's quarters Licorice
Mariposa lily Mayapple
Maypops Miner's lettuce Mint
New Jersey tea
Asarum spp. Ribes spp. Vitis spp.
Many genera and species
Apios americana Crataegus spp. Corylus spp. Carya spp. Viburnum trilobum Vaccinium spp. Castilleja spp.
Monotropa spp. Amelanchier spp. Juniperus spp. Ledum spp. Chenopodium album Glycyrrhiza lepidota,
G. glabra Malva spp.
Calochortus spp. Podophyllum peltatum
Passiflora incarnata Claytonia perfoliata Mentha arvensis and others Ephedra spp.
Many genera and species
Brassica spp. Urtica spp.
Rhizomes can be used as substitute for true ginger Berries eaten cooked, dried, or raw; make excellent jelly Berries usually tart but can be eaten raw; make good jams and jellies Seeds of most can be made into flour; rhizomes of many perennial species can be dried and ground for flour
Roots dried and ground; refreshing drink made with ground roots, sugar, and water
Tubers cooked like potatoes Fruits edible raw and in jams and jellies Nuts eaten raw or roasted Nuts edible
Fruits make excellent jellies and jams Berries eaten raw or in jams and jellies
Flowers of many species edible (Caution: On certain soils, plants absorb toxic quantities of selenium)
Whole plant edible raw or cooked
Fruit edible fresh, dried, or preserved
"Berries" dried, ground, and made into cakes
Tea made from young leaves
Leaves and young stems used as cooked vegetable
Roots edible raw or cooked
Leaves and young stems used as vegetable (use only small amounts at one time)
Berries eaten raw, in jellies or pies, or made into "cider" (Caution: Raw berries can be somewhat indigestible)
Sugar maples (Acer saccharum) well known for the sugar content of the early spring sap; other species (e.g., box elder—A. negundo, bigleaf maple—A. macrophyllum) also contain usable sugars in their early spring sap
Bulbs edible raw or cooked
Fruit good raw or cooked (Caution: Other parts of the plant are poisonous)
Fruits edible raw or cooked Leaves eaten raw as a salad green Leaves of several mints used for teas
Tea from fresh or dried leaves (add sugar to offset bitterness); seeds for bitter meal
Fruits of the red mulberry (M. rubra) are used raw and in pies and jellies; fruits of white mulberry (M. alba) edible but insipid Utmost caution should be exercised in identifying mushrooms before consuming them; although poisonous species are in the minority, they are common enough; edible forms that are relatively easy to identify include morels (Morchella esculenta), most puffballs (Lycoperdon spp.), and inky cap mushrooms (Coprinus spp.)
Leaves used as vegetable; condiment made from ground seeds Leaves and young stems cooked like spinach Tea from leaves
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