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Well, the list is mostly for things that are common in Montana.  So if some of your items are also available in Montana then suggestions would be welcome.  You could list them here or in the PEP Refinement thread.  Thx!
 
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Hi Mike,

I hadn't realised the requirement for the plants to be available in Montana. That makes it a bit trickier for those of us outside of the US.

I'll have a think and if I find anything suitable I'll add it to the thread you've mentioned.
 
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Hello! This one took a little while! I have been picking handfuls of nettles whilst walking the dog on nice mornings, just 50g or so on most occasions. I then dried these using stackable baking racks, for the most part, usually placed in the sunshine or on a windowsill. For the largest load I finished off the nettles in an air fryer set to 40 degrees C which did a terrific job - but, in general, I'd much rather use the elements when they are available.

42 + 41 + 69 + 58 + 163 + 44 + 43 = 460g (1lb is 454g, so I just made it!)
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The dried nettles, stored in old coffee jars
The dried nettles, stored in old coffee jars
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Nettles dried on racks in the sun
Nettles dried on racks in the sun
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I used stackable drying racks for most of the nettles.
I used stackable drying racks for most of the nettles.
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The nettles, tops-picked
The nettles, tops-picked
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42g
42g
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41g
41g
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69g
69g
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58g
58g
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163g
163g
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44g
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43g
43g
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Mike Haasl approved this submission.

 
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Would fruit leather made from berries count for this BB?
 
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I think so, if you did 5 pounds.
 
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Would wild crab apples qualify? Persimmons? Mayhew? Mulberry? Loguats?
 
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I think wild crab apples would certainly count as apples.  I don't see the other ones on the list and they aren't likely to be foraged in Montana so I'm guessing they wouldn't count.
 
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