Tag: edible

Borage / Spring / Summer / Edible Borage (Borago Officinalis) Identification A common annual, flowering plant. The leaves, stems  and flowers are all edible. Common Names Borage, Star Flower, Herb of Courage. Botanical Name Borago Officinalis Scientific Classification Kingdom – Plantae Order – Boraginales Family – Boraginaceae Physical Characteristics for…

Fat Hen / Spring / Summer / Autumn / Edible Fat Hen (Chenopodium Album) Identification A delicious fast growing native annual. Very common. Common Names Fat Hen, White goose foot, lambs quarters, wild spinach. Botanical Name Chenopodium Album Scientific Classification Kingdom – Plantae Order – Caryophyllales Family – Amaranthaceae Physical…

Field blewit / Autumn / Edible Scientific name Family Tricholomataceae Habitat Grasslands and sometimes in open woodland. Preferring limestone or chalk. Description Medium sized whitish capped mushroom, its most distinguishing feature is its purple stem. Identifying features: Cap:  Smooth pale brown to cream coloured cap that can look like it…

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