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Plants Id (Edible?)

 
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Plants ID

I found two plants in my backyard and am wondering if they are edible.

Anyone know their names?

Thanks,

Steve
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First Plant
First Plant
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Second Plant
Second Plant
 
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Does that 1st plant smell like a cucumber/celery hybrid when young and with a guava overtone when the leaves are older.
I really just love the smell.

The second one I also have. I dont know the name fore either one.
 
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Both plants have milk and the first is a little bitter like dandelion.
 
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The first one looks like Wild Lettuce .
 
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First one looks like wild lettuce, second is sow thistle.
 
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It's easy to make them edible: step(1) pick them and roughly chop them; step(2) feed them to your chickens; step(3) collect and prepare ensuing eggs.
 
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Thanks guys for the answers. I googled and found out they are all edible. I have a lot of them in my backyard:)
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