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Edible Wild Plants: 19 Wild Plants You Can Eat to Survive in the Wild

Edible Wild Plants: 19 Wild Plants You Can Eat to Survive in the Wild
So you’re stranded in the wilderness. You consumed the last nub of your Clif Bar two days ago, and now you’re feeling famished. Civilization is still several days away, and you need to keep up your strength. The greenery all around you is looking more and more appetizing. But what to nibble on? Some plants will keep you alive and are chock full of essential vitamins and minerals, while some could make you violently ill….or even kill you. Which of course makes proper identification absolutely critical. Below we’ve given a primer on 19 common edible wild plants. In the coming months, we’ll be publishing articles on edible wild roots, berries, and fungi. Plants to Avoid If you can’t clearly identify a plant and you don’t know if it’s poisonous, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Many toxic plants will exhibit one or more of the above characteristics. Amaranth (Amaranthus retroflexus and other species) Native to the Americas but found on most continents, amaranth is an edible weed.

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Edible Plants Tom Brown, Jr.It's very difficult to write a survival article on wild foods that will be relevant to readers in a broad range of areas and terrains. Therefore, I've tried to include a variety of widely distributed plants that can be easily identified and are—for the most part—to be found throughout the year. Remember, though, that when a person sets out to gather wild edibles, he or she must do so with a great deal of caution.

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