Lsort descending Picture Name Botanical name Edible D-A Perennial Nutrients Source Comment Edit
Silverberry Elaeagnus commutata no no no N Link, Link Invasive
Meadowsweet Filipendula ulmaria yes yes yes Link, Link
Violets Viola spp. no yes no P Link
Autumn Olive Elaeagnus umbellata no no no Link, Link Invasive
Miner’s Lettuce Claytonia perfoliata yes yes no Link, Link
Sorrels, Docks Rumex spp. no yes no K, P, Ca, Fe, Na Link
Siberian Pea Tree Siberian Pea Tree no no no N Link, Link Invasive
Osage Orange yes no no Link, Link
Horsetail Equisetum spp. no yes no Ca, Co, Fe, Mg Link, Link
Buckwheat Fagopyrum esculentum yes yes no P, Ca Link, Link fast cover crop
Dame's Rocket Hesperis matronalis yes no no Link
Broadleaf plantain Plantago major yes yes yes Link, Link
Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida no yes no K, P, Ca Link
Fava bean Vicia faba yes no no Link −9 °C
Amaranthus Retroflexus yes yes no Link
Salad Burnet Sanguisorba minor yes yes yes Link
German Chamomile Chamaemelum nobile no yes no K, P, Ca Link
Wine Cap King Stropharia yes no no Link, Link
Jostaberry yes no no Link
Bee Balm (Monarda spp.) no yes yes Link
Ashwagandha Root yes no no Link, Link
Hairy Vetch Vicia villosa no yes no N, K Link, Link
Peppermint Mentha piperita no yes no K, Mg Link
California lilac Ceanothus L. no no no nitrogen-fixing shrub
Watercress yes no no Link
Borage yes yes no Link
Birches Betula spp. no yes no P Link
Black Birch Betula lenta no yes no K, P, Ca Link
canna lily yes no no Link, Link, Link bulb
leek yes no no Link
Birdsfoot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatus) no yes yes Link
Japanese Barberry yes no no Link antibiotic
Coltsfoot Tussilago farfara no yes yes Link
Apples Malus spp. no yes no K Link
arrowroot Maranta arundinaceae yes no no Link, Link
Hickory yes no no Link
Chickweed (Stellaria media) yes yes yes K, P Link, Link
Red alder Alnus rubra no no no N Link
Alfalfa Medicago sativa no yes no Fe, N Link
Wild rice yes no no Link
Chicory (forage feast) yes yes no Link
Walnuts Juglans spp. no yes no K, P Link
Oxeye daisy Chrysanthemum leucanthemum yes no no Link toxic, wrong?
Cleavers (Galium aparine) yes yes no Link
Kousa dogwood yes no no Link taste different from tree to tree, central park
Sugar Maple Acer saccarum no no no K, Ca Link
Black Walnut Juglans nigra no yes no K, P, Ca Link, Link
Elderberry Sambucus canadensis yes no no Link Do not eat raw
Cup Plant (Silphium perfoliatum) yes yes yes Link
Flax Linum usitatissimum yes no no Link seed of some strains contain cyanogenic glycosides in the seed