Milkvetch is one of the first wildflowers on the spring scene, and has earned my respect as the hardiest of the hardiest.
Learn how to identify this extremely useful and weedy wildflower that is both edible and medicinal.
This common weed is found through-out the world. Learn how to identify common purslane – a tasty, edible and medicinal plant with a sugar snap pea flavor!
Learn how to identify this sweet and tough little yellow wildflower that sprouts up all across the globe.
How to identify prickly pear cactus, plus edible and medicinal uses.
Wood sorrel is both edible and medicinal. You can easily add a few leaves to a wild harvest salad for a bit of lemony tang or enjoy as a trail nibble. Like lemons, this plant also happens to be high in Vitamin C.
Deptford pink wildflowers are easy to overlook because of their tiny flower size. (About the size of a dime or smaller.) Had I been looking for something special or tiny, I probably would have missed this flower.
Indian paintbrush is a US spring blooming wildflower, though you will often see it persist through late summer – growing taller with the passing of days. A number of native american tribes have used this plant as a paintbrush – hence the name. This particular paintbrush is a southwest variety.
Overall, the indian strawberry (AKA false strawberry and mock strawberry) is smaller than the tasty wild strawberry, though the leaves look the same in shape. Wild strawberries have white blooms whereas indian strawberries have yellow blooms. Both are edible, but the indian strawberry is not as tasty. This little plant is just about ready to […]