Wild Edible Wednesday

A collection of wild edible and medicinal plants to help you be more self sufficient and become a true outdoorsman.
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Be sure to consult a professional before attempting to touch, use, or ingest any plants you aren't personally familiar with!

WEW Articles

WEW: Wood Sorrel

This week's wild edible is Wood Sorrel!-Wood sorrel is also known as Oxalis which translated means “sour”. This is due to the oxalic acid...

WEW: Early Saxifrage

  This week's wild edible is Early Saxifrage!           Early Saxifrage goes by many names including Everlasting Lungwort, Sweet Wilson, Virginia Saxifrage, and Lettuce Saxifrage....

WEW: Indian Cucumber Root

  This week's wild edible is Indian Cucumber Root!           Many people mistakenly call Indian cucumber root wild cucumber. In reality, it's not a cucumber...

WEW: Hen of the Woods (Maitake)

  This week's wild edible is Maitake aka Hen of the Woods!           Hen of the woods is a top choice mushroom for...

WEW: Wild Violet

  This week's wild edible is Wild Violet!           You've probably walked past this attractive little plant without even noticing it or thinking...

WEW: Hairy Bittercress

  This week's wild edible is Hairy Bittercress!           This tiny wild edible plant is among some the first wild edible greens to start showing their...

WEW: Dandelion

  This week's wild edible is Dandelion!           Ah, at last, we come to the notorious dandelion. This is one of the most...

WEW: Persian Speedwell

  This week's wild edible is Persian Speedwell! AKA: Bird's Eye Speedwell, Birdeye Speedwell, and Winter Speedwell           Persian speedwell is quite the little weed....

WEW: Henbit

  This week's wild edible is Henbit!           This plant can be found in alot of the same places as dead-nettle, in fact, they...

WEW: Red Dead-Nettle

  This week's wild edible is Red Dead-Nettle!                 This plant is also known as purple dead-nettle and purple archangel....