Raw Native Florida Plants

Raw Native Florida Plants

Amaranth, Amaranthus spp.; leaves

Bear grass, Yucca filamentosa; flower petals only

Bitter grass, Cardamine pennsylvanica; leaves, young seed pods

Bracken fern, Pteridium aquilinum; young fiddlehead only (under 2 inches)

Bullrush, Scirpus validus; tender, young shoots

Cattails, Typha spp.; young roots shoots, seeds

Chickweed, Stellaria; leaves, stems

Cleavers, Galium aparine; leaves, steamed

Creeping mint, Micromeria brownii, leaves (mint)

Dandelion, Taraxacum officinate; leaves, flowers (bitter)

Daylilies, Hemerocallis fulva; shoots, sliced tubers

Dayflowers, Commelina spp.; leaves

False dandelion, Pyrrhopappus carolinianus; leaves

Fireweed, Erechtites hieracifolia; leaves

Florida betony, Stachys floridana; tubers

Glasswort, Salicornia spp.; young stems

Grape, Vitis spp.; young leaves, tendrils (sour)

Green briar, horsebriar, blaspheme vine, Smitax spp.; young leaves, shoots

Jerusalem articoke, Helianthus tuberosus; tubers, leaves

Meadow beauty, Rhexia virginica; leaves

Mints, Mentha spp.; leaves

Mustard, Brassica spp.; young seed pods, leaves, seeds

Oxeye daisy, Chrysanthemum leucanthemum; petals

Partridge berry, Mitchella repens; berry

Pellitory, Parietaria floridana; leaves (Caution: allergen for some

Peppergrass, Lepidium virginicum; leaves, seed pods (peppery)

Pickerel weed, Pontederia cordata; leaves

Plantain, Plantago major; leaves

Purslane, Portulaca oleracea; leaves

Ramps, leaves, bulbs

Red bud, Cercis canadensis; flowers

Saw palmetto, Serenoa repens; terminal bud, does not kill plant

Sea rockets, Cakile spp.; leaves, young seed pods

Sheep sorrel, Rumex acetosella; leaves, seeds (sour)

Shepard's purse, Capsella bursa pastoris; leaves, seed pods

Sow thistle, Sonchus spp.; leaves

Spanish bayonet, Yucca aloifolia; flower petals only

Spanish needle, monkey lice, Bidens alba; flower petals

Spiderwort, Tradescantia ohiensis; leaves, flowers

Swamp rose, Rosa palustris; petals

Thistle, Cirsium spp.; flower pods (like artichoke), leaves (remove spines), 1st year root Violet, Viola spp.; leaves, flowers

Wild garlic, Allium canadense; leaves, bulbs, bulbets

Wild lettuce, Lactuca spp.; leaves

Wild onions, Allium spp.; leaves, bulbs

Wood sorrel, Oxalis spp.; leaves (sour)

Youngia, Youngia japonica; leaves (bitter)

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