Today, while helping my husband on a job, I saw a plant that looked like it was edible. Because it was a foreclosed home and I might not be able to go back, I pulled up the whole plant. 10-15 of them. After some research I think it is wide leaf plantain. Are there any poisonous look a likes? I bet there has been good discussions on here about them but search wasn't much help. I am VERY new to foraging. I don't want to kill me. Help appreciated.
Location: Lower Mainland British Columbia Canada Zone 8a/ Manchester Jamaica
posted 5 years ago
There are no poisonous look alikes, if you slowly break the stem of the plantain leaf and pull apart slowly, you will notice the veins remain attached. This is a simple test to verify you have the correct plant.