Common Edible Weed Plants

Marian Peck shares information on common edible edible weeds, where to forage them for free, how to identify them, and charts of their health benefits and nutritional value.

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Dandelion leaves, harvested before flowers form, are a favorite green of many ethnic groups. (Violets, also seen in the picture, have edible leaves and flowers that, with a good bit of effort, can be turned into a delicate jelly.)
ALISON PECK AND ARLINE RICHARDSON