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walked around the field this morning and took some pictures of plants i suspect are edible.

if anyone can help put a name on these plants, id much appreciate it.

thanks.

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1. Garlic Mustard
2. Yellow Rocket/Wintercress
3. Looks like Chickory (Chickory has no poisonous look-likes)
4. Chickweed
5. Purple Deadnettle

All are edible
 
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mitch brant wrote:1. Garlic Mustard
2. Yellow Rocket/Wintercress
3. Looks like Chickory (Chickory has no poisonous look-likes)
4. Chickweed
5. Purple Deadnettle

All are edible



thanks for the assistance!
 
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Hey Mitch -

We keep settin' 'em up, and you keep knockin' 'em down! Man, you are great with these plant ID's! Thanks for all your work on these plant ID's across the forums, lately!!! I'm learning a lot from you

Cheers!
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#3 looks more like evening primrose than chicory to me.
 
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Emilie Thomas-Anderson wrote:#3 looks more like evening primrose than chicory to me.



I think you are right about that. Although there can be a lot of variation in Chicory leaves, the leaves and stalk seem too thick. It's still edible though. That is why it was important to state no poisonous look-alikes.
 
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I thought evening primrose too. Chicory will be hair on the back, not sure about EP.
 
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Rose Pinder wrote:I thought evening primrose too. Chicory will be hair on the back, not sure about EP.



http://www.sacredearth.com/ethnobotany/foraging/EveningPrimrose.php
 
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