The Wild Foodies of Philly
   In search of the food beneath our feet!
 




WILD ROOTS

Plant Profile Links & Thumbnails

Comment: generally harvest roots in late fall and early spring

More in PFAF’s Alternative Root Crops: https://pfaf.org/user/cmspage.aspx?pageid=36

 

 

WILD GARLIC
 

 Allium vineale1.jpg
 

 

WILD ONION
 


DANDELION
 


 

 

CHICORY
 

CichoriumIntybus-plant-kl.jpg 

 

SOLOMON’S SEAL
 


 


FALSE SOLOMON'S SEAL
 

 

 

POTATO VINE
 

Ipomoea pandurata on fence.jpg

 


AMERICAN GROUNDNUT

 

SUNFLOWER
 

 

 

JERSALEM ARTICHOKE
 

Sunroot top.jpg

 

CARROT
 

 


EVENING PRIMROSE

 

Oenothera Ã? fallax 001.jpg


PEPPERCRESS

 

 

 

SHEPARD’S PURSE
 

Capsella bursa-pastoris 001.JPG


WINTER CRESS
 


 


BITTER CRESS
 

Cardamine hirsuta 3.jpg
 

 

GARLIC MUSTARD

 

 

MUSTARD
 

Sinapis arvensis pont-aval-revigny-ornain 55 05062005 2.JPG

 

WATER CRESS

 

 

 

AMARANTH
 

Amaranthus retroflexus full1.jpg
 

 

COMMON MALLOW
 

Leaves of Common Mallow

 

 

MARSH MALLOW
 

Althaea officinalis 001.JPG

 
ARROWHEAD
 


 


ARROW ARUM

 

Peltandra virginica MA.jpg 

 

WILD GINGER
 

 

 

CHAMELEON
 

 

 


SALSIFY

Tragopogon porrifolius flower.jpg



 


THISTLE


BURDOCK

Arctium minus habito.jpg
 

DAYLILLY

Daylily (Hemerocallis fulva) v2.jpg

 

GREENBRIER
 

Smilax rotundifolia 6.JPG

 

 

LESSER CELINDINE
 

 


CATTAIL

Typha angustifolia1.JPG
 

REED GRASS