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Name

Make candies
-Hazelnut, Beaked
-Hickory, Pignut: (can be made into syrup and sugar)
-Oak, White
-Pine, White
-Rose
-Sumac, Smooth

Make coffee grind
-Dandelion

Cold drinks
-Bramble
-Greenbrier, Common
-Grape, Wild

Cooked greens
-Bellflower, Creeping
-Campion, Bladder
-Clover, Red
-Dandelion
-Grape, Wild
-Greenbrier, Common
-Jewelweed
-Milkweed
-Redbud, Eastern
-Touch-Me-Not, Spotted

Cooked vegetables
-Dandelion
-Greenbrier, Common
-Fern, Ostrich
-Redbud, Eastern
-Milkweed
-Pokeweed: Also see Poisonous Section

Grind into flour
-Greenbrier, Common
-Clover, Red
-Hazelnut, Beaked
-Hickory, Pignut
-Oak, White
-Pine, White
-Sumac, Smooth

Eat the fruit raw
-Blueberry, Highbush
-Bramble
-Grape, Wild
-Yew, Florida: Also See Poisonous Section

Make jam/jelly
-Apple, (Sweet) Crab
-Blueberry, Highbush
-Bramble
-Chokecherry: Also See Poisonous Section
-Grape, Wild
-Greenbrier, Common
-Hawthorn, Baltmore
-Rose

Eat a raw nut
-Hickory, Pignut
-Oak, White

Good for salad
-Bellflower, Creeping
-Bramble
-Clover, Red
-Dandelion
-Fern, Ostrich
-Greenbrier, Common

Tea
-Bramble
-Clover, Red
-Goldenrod, Sweet
-Hawthorn, Baltmore
-Pine, White
-Rose
-Sassafras

POISONOUS!! (no eating here)
-Chokecherry: Wilted leaves
-Ivy, Poison: berries and substance flowing inside the plant.
-Milkweed: Poisonous if not boiled.
-Nightshade: Berries are very poisonous
-Pokeweed: Roots, seeds, mature stems, and leaves are highly poisonous. DO NOT ACCIDENTALY EAT ANY ROOTS OR REDDISH SHOOTS!
-Sassafras: Recent studies connect Sassafras with cancer
-Yew, Florida: Seeds and Wilted foliage