Northern Bushcraft

Wild Edible Plants of Prince Edward Island

This guide provides a list of edible plants in Prince Edward Island, Canada including the Charlottetown area and the Prince Edward Island National Park.

This list only contains "safe" plants - those that are easy to identify and have no deadly poisonous look-alikes.

All plant parts described as being edible raw are also edible (and often more palatable) when cooked.

  1. bedstraw (aka cleavers)
  2. groundnut (aka potato bean)
  3. indian pipe (aka ghost plant)
  4. lamb's quarter (aka pigweed)
  5. pickleweed (aka glasswort, sea asparagus)
  6. salsify (aka goatsbeard, oyster plant)
  7. sea milkwort (aka sea milkweed)
  8. seaside sandplant (aka sea sandwort, beach greens)
  9. silverweed (aka cinquefoil)
  10. speedwell (aka brooklime, gypsyweed)
  11. swamp hedge-nettle (aka marsh woundwort)
  12. sweet gale (aka bog myrtl)
Learn about getting a printed version of this guide for your area.

References:

Related topics: Edible Berries of Prince Edward Island - Edible Mushrooms of Prince Edward Island
homepage | references | feedback