Edible, Useful and Medicinal Plants of the Philadelphia Area- Briar Bush Nature Center

Please note- this guide is for interest only. Eating wild plants has risks.
Collecting wild plants is often illegal in public areas, and can have a negative effect on native plants populations.

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Indian strawberry 1
Potentilla indica
Small
wineberry 2
Rubus phoenicolasius
Small
American blackberry 3
Rubus allegheniensis
Small
American black elderberry 4
Sambucus canadensis
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red-berried elder 5
Sambucus racemosa
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violets 6
Viola
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stinging nettle 7
Urtica dioica
Small
hostas 8
Hosta
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garlic mustard 9
Alliaria petiolata
Small
Goutweed 10
Aegopodium podagraria
Small
orange day-lily 11
Hemerocallis fulva
Small
American pokeweed 12
Phytolacca americana
Small
Japanese knotweed 13
Fallopia japonica
Small
common jewelweed 14
Impatiens capensis
Small
pale jewelweed 15
Impatiens pallida
Small
American Plantain 16
Plantago rugelii
Small
mulleins 17
Verbascum
Small
hemp dogbane 18
Apocynum cannabinum
Small
Porcelain Berry 19
Ampelopsis glandulosa

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