Jay Angler wrote:Here we have what's called "Miner's Lettuce" which is Claytonia perfoliata. Do either Gail or Bill know if the plant you're referring to as "wild lettuce" is the same thing or different? I hadn't thought to give it to my ducks, and if it's the same thing, I'll try it:
Gail Gardner wrote:
Bill Ramsey wrote:Wild lettuce is my favorite these days. I do nibble on it but I also let it grow around my trees to attract browsing deer as they walk through.
Now is the best time to eat wild lettuce if you can recognize it. It isn't as bitter when it is little. I've been throwing it to my ducks daily as they love it more than I do. I eat some of it, though.