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GENERALIZED HARVEST CALENDAR for U.S. Mid-Atlantic Region

 

JANUARY:

1.       PENNYCRESS

2.       CHICKWEED – COMMON & HAIRY

3.       ONION GRASS

 

FEBRUARY:

1.       SAPS – MAPLE, ETC.

 

 

MARCH:

1.       FIDDLEHEAD FERN

2.       BITTERCRESS

3.       CLEAVERS

4.       DAY LILLY SHOOTS

5.       JAPANESE KNOT WEED

6.       POKEWEED

7.       NETTLES – STINGING, WOOD, FALSE?

 

APRIL:

1.       PLANTAIN

2.       WILD VIOLET

3.       WINTERCRESS/YELLOW ROCKET

4.       HOSTA

5.       DOCKS – PATIENCE/BITTER/CURLY

6.       SPRING BEAUTY

7.       GROUNDCOVER MINTS – PURPLE DEADNETTLE, HENBIT, GROUND IVY, AGUGA

8.       SPEEDWELL

9.       SPRUCE TIPS

10.     HEMLOCK TIPS

 

MAY:

1.       INDIAN STRAWBERRY

2.       BLACK LOCUST FLOWERS

3.       LINDEN TREE

4.       COMMON THISTLE

5.       MAPLE TREE LEAVES

6.       GOUTWEED

7.       SHEEP SORREL

8.       CHAMENEON

9.       CLOVERS & BLOSSOMS

 

JUNE:

1.       MULBERRY

2.       CHAMOMILE & PINEAPPLE CHAMOMILE

3.       AMARANTH - COMMON/MAT/SPINY

4.       WINEBERRY

5.       JUNEBERRY

6.       COMMON MALLOW

7.       LADIES THUMB/SMARTWEED

JULY:

1.       BRAMBLES: RASPBERRY, BLACKBERRY, DEWBERRY

2.       BLACK NIGHTSHADE

3.       LAMB’S QUARTERS

4.       BLACKBERRY

5.       ROSE OF SHARON

6.       KNOTWEED

7.       CARPETWEED

8.       WOOD SORREL

9.       BEE BALM

10.     ARTEMISIA – MUGWORT, EPASOTE, SWEET ANNIE

11.     MINTS – BEE BALM (WILD SCARLET), MOUNTAIN MINT, SPEARMINT, LEMON BALM, ANISE HYSSOP, GIANT HYSSOP, HORSEMINT, WATER MINT, ETC.

 

 

AUGUST:

1.       PERSIMMON

2.       STAGHORN SUMAC

3.       SHISO

4.       PURSLANE

5.       CLEARWEED NETTLE

6.       PEPPERCRESS

7.       GARLIC MUSTARD SEEDS

8.       DUCKWEED

9.       PURPLE LOOSESTRIFE

10.     ?GROUND CHERRY

11.     HONEY LOCUST PEA

12.     ROSE OF SHARON

13.     VELVET LEAF MALLOW (FIBER)

 

SEPTEMBER:

1.       NORTHERN BAYBERRY

2.       PAW PAW

3.       SPICE BUSH BERRIES

4.       SWEET BIRCH

5.       SASSAFRAS

 

OCTOBER:

1.       CRABAPPLE

2.       ACORNS

3.       BLACK WALNUTS

4.       SHAGBARK HICKORY NUTS

5.       SASSAFRAS ROOTS & LEAVES

6.       BARBERRY

7.       ROSE HIPS

8.       GINGKO

9.       HONEY LOCUST PODS & SEEDS

1.       AUTUMN BERRIES / AUTUMN OLIVES

 

 

NOVEMBER: (ROOTS & BERRIES)

2.       WILD ASIAN LEMONS (TRIFOLIATE ORANGE)

3.       HAWTHORN BERRIES

4.       CARROT ROOTS

5.       DAYLILLY ROOTS

6.       DANDELION ROOT

7.       CHICKORY ROOTS

8.       BURDOCK ROOT

9.       SUNCHOKES

 

DECEMBER:

1.       AMERICAN HOLLY

2.       EASTERN WHITE PINE

6.       SPICE BUSH BRANCH

7.       SWEET BIRCH BRANCH

8.       SASSAFRAS BRANCH?

9.       WINTERBERRY LEAF