Edible Native Plants

good to eat

This icon "Edible Native Plants" indicates those species that can be part of a Wild Food Garden. Each detailed description will tell whether it's used as a green, for bulbs and roots, or for its seeds, flowers, berries, or shoots.

Explore this dimension of native plants, and you will be well rewarded. Check out our Book Section, and also, our proprietor's books California Foraging and The Real California Cuisine, for an in-depth investigation into California's edible plants.

Quercus garryana
Ribes sanguineum var. glutinosum
Salvia columbariae
Salvia leucophylla
Salvia apiana
Sidalcea malviflora
Sidalcea calycosa rhizomata
Stipa hymenoides
Trifolium fucatum
Trifolium albopurpureum
Trifolium amoenum
Trifolium wormskioldii