Re: Plants that are good to pick now, before they change texture flavor
- Bull Thistle is out,
peal the large flower stalk.
I did it in the field with hand full of leaves
just rubbed it
like I was cleaning a barrle of a shot gun with steel wool
, I never cleaned one before though I like that rusty or dingy look.
OH When it get older it gets fiberous hard as Leather,
Burrdock Roots I think MAy be past there prime, but Im not sure of where your at because of the weather.
Im not certain even around here, becasue of the weather
I know last year they weren't good after may was over.
(but I have only been picking them so long so Maybe I need more experince. I will have to see.)
I mean't pine neddle's they ALSO taaste good old
also I lkike blue spruce neddle tea
Accualy a tea company sells the tea,
but I think it is fir, or maybe Pindarosa pine.
I mean't they are soft when picked young, (blue spruce.)
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Geir Flatabø <geirf@...> wrote:
> Any latin name for Pine nettles ??
> NEver heard about thet before,,
> best wild greens her by now are:
> Alliums - victorialis, and ursinum,
> Pennyroyal - Thlaspi alpestre
> Cardamine pratensis,
> Aegopodium podagraria--
> and of course
> Rumex acetosa..
> Geir Flatabø
> 2010/5/3 Francis S <manofpeace32@...>
> > Pine Nettles
> > Burdock root
> > japenese maple ( Acer ) leaves
> > young dandelion leaves
> > morels(mushrooms hollow, and not red beef stakes)
> > (chicken mushroom I do not have much experience of it
> > but I plan to harvest some(of the correct species) and cook it this year.)