Learn how to identify this extremely useful and weedy wildflower that is both edible and medicinal.
Learn what makes Rocky Mountain Bee Plant a true friend and life saver for both humans and bees. Then learn how to identify it in the wild.
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!
I cannot think of a flower more beloved than sunflowers. Read on and learn how to identify, plant, harvest, and use wild sunflowers.
Learn how to identify this drought-resistant, bright red and yellow, daisy-like wildflower.
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.
The cultivated wild rose pictured here is a favorite of gardeners in Illinois, and is often used as a low maintenance ornamental plant. The blooms are about 3″ across with showy, bright petals, and the typical wild rose leaf pattern.
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.
Daylilies are edible and actually quite tasty. You can pluck the fresh flower blooms and stuff them with herbed cheese, chicken salad, or a light dip. They’re great with champagne too!