WildFoodies "Master List" of 230+ "EDIBLE" WILD PLANTS / BUSHES / VINES / TREES 

Never trust what a tour guide tells you! Always look up the information for yourself, which is why we have our
Master List of Plant Profiles with information from some excellent sources, such as www.PFAF.org and EatTheWeeds.com.


PLANTS:
 

American groundnut
American peanut

Amaranth & related:

common

epazote, wormseed

mat

spiny

Lambís quarters

Arrowhead, wapato
- Arrow Arum

Artemesia:

mugwort

ragweed

- sweet Annie

Asparagus

Brookweed

Bunchberry

Carrot/Parsley-like:

carrot

goutweed

eastern waterleaf

sweet cicely

aniseroot

- wild parsnip

Carpetweed

Chameleon

Chamomile:

wild

pineappleweed

Chickweed:

common

fuzzy, mouse-ear

- sticky mouse-ear

Cleaver

Clover:

red

white

Daylily

Dock/Sorrel:

bitter dock

curly yellow dock

patience dock

sheep sorrel

wood sorrel, oxalis

 

 

Duckweed

Evening primrose

Evergreen, low, berries:

- Wintergreen

- Creeping snowberry

- Lingonberry

- Partridgeberry

- American cranberry
- Bog cranberry

Fiddlehead fern

Ginger

Goldenrod

Grass-like:

- Asiatic dayflower

- bamboo

- cattail

- grass

- crabgrass

- knotgrass

- knotweed,Japanese

- reedgrass

- LadysThumb

- pepper grasss

- spiderwort

- wild rice

Hosta

Jewelweed

Lettuce-like:

- chicory

- dandelion

- lettuce, wild

- lettuce, prickly

- sow thistle

Mallow/Hibiscus family:

- common

- high

- marshmallow

- Rose of Sharon

- velvet leaf mallow

Mayapple

Milkweed

Milkweed/Butterfly

 

Mint: groundcover

- ajuga

- ground ivy

- henbit

- purple deadnettle

Mint: upright

- anise hyssop

- bee balm, scarlet

- bee balm, wild

- horsemint

- giant hyssop

- lemon balm

- mountain mint

- shiso, beafsteak

- spearmint

- watermint

Mullein

Mustard & Cress:

- mustard

- garlic mustard

& cress:

- bittercress

- narrowleaf bittercress

- pennycress

- peppercress

- Sheperdís purse

- watercress 

- wintercress

Nettle:

- clearweed

- stinging

- wood

Nightshade:

- ground cherry

- black nightshade

Onion & Garlic:

- garlic (onion grass)

- onion

- ramps  

Pickerelweed

Plantain/Plantago:

- broad leaf

- narrow leaf

Pokeweed

Prickly pear

 

 

Purple loosestrife

Purslane

Salsify

Solomon Seal:

- common

- false

Speedwell

Spring beauty

Strawberry:

- Indian

- wild

Sunflower:

- false sunflower

- sunchoke

- sunflower

- woodland

Thistle:

- bull

- burdock

- field

- milk

Violet:

- field pansy

- sweet violet

- wild violet

Water chestnut

Water hyacinth

Water lilies:

- American lotus

- yellow pond lily

Yarrow

Yucca
 

VINES:

Grapevine & related:

- grape, riverbank

- porcelainberry

Smilax/Greenbrier

Hardy kiwi

Honeysuckle,Japanese

Hyacinth bean

Kudzu

Mile-a-minute

Passion vine

Potato vine
 

 

BUSHES:

Ash, Prickly

Asian Lemon

Autumnberry/olive

Bayberry, northern

Barberry

Beach plum

Beautyberry

Blueberry-like:

- high bush

- low bush

- chokeberry, black

- chokeberry, red

- huckleberry, black

- huckleberry, box

Devil's walking stick

Elderberry

Holly:

- inkberry

- winterberry

Mahonia

Raspberry & related:

- blackberry, Allegheny

- blackberry, sawtooth

- dewberry

- purple flowering

- raspberry, black

- raspberry, red

- wineberry

Ribes:

- currant, clove

- gooseberry. prickly

Rose:

- multiflora rose

- rose, many species

- RosaRugosa

Rose of Sharon

Spicebush

Sumac:
- Sumac, fragrant

- Sumac, staghorn

- Sumac, winged

Vibernum:

- black haw

- high bush cranberry

- nannyberry

 

TREES:

Apple & related:

- Callery pear

- crabapple

- hawthorn

- plum

- quince

- rowan

Ash, Prickly

Aspen, American

Beech, American 

Birch, sweet

Cherry & related:

- black cherry

- chokecherry

- pin cherry

Conifers & related:

- fir, balsam

- hemlock

- juniper

- larch

- pine, white

- spruce, Norway

Cottonwood

Dogwood:

- cornelian dogwood

- kousa

Elm:

Elm, Chinese

Elm, slippery

Elm, Siberian

Empress 

Ginkgo 

Hackberry

Hazelnut, American

Hickory. shagbark

Holly, American

Juneberry

Linden/basswood

Locust & related:

- black locust

- honey locust

- Kentucky coffee tree

Maple family

Mimosa

 

 

Mulberry & related:

- black

- paper

- red

- white

Redbud

Oaks:

- chinquapin

- pin

- red

- white

Paw Paw

Persimmon

Sassafras 

Sweetgum

Sycamore

Tulip poplar

Willow, black

Walnut & related:
- black
- butternut