Amaranth (pigweed) Leaves are high in vit. Tender leaves can be cooked for min., or added to salads. Leaves of some species can be unpalatable, so it is a good idea to sample the leaves before you gather a large quantity. The numerous tiny bla
*KUDZO* Pretty much the entire plant is edible & is also known for medicinal values. We were blessed to find this great patch of Kudzu surrounded by Blackberries. The leaves can be eaten raw, steam or boiled. The root can be eaten as well.
Has parallel veins & Doesn't always have the two tiers. The small white tuberous root is crunchy & slightly tangy. There's a look alike plant, the STARFLOWER, that's NET-VEINED (not parallel veined) it's NOT EDIBLE
Quote: "Dock - a perennial weed in the buckwheat family. In early spring basal leaves emerge from a stout taproot. By summer the plant has reddish & rigid stems ft tall; then flower stems show up with greenish flowers. There are 2 types of dock (curly
Amaranth/Pigweed is a common weed that is highly nutritious! Use the greens in soups, stir fries, or salads. eat the dried seeds raw or roasted. The seeds are very high protein and have lysine, fiber, and calcium. A single plant can produce seeds!
Cleavers make an excellent cleansing tonic that purifies the lymphatic system and urinary tract. Cleavers help remove toxins from the blood and intestines. They also make a cooling drink when treating feverish conditions. Cleaver tea is often used as a wa