Northern Bushcraft

Wild Edible Plants of Saskatchewan

This guide provides a list of edible plants in Saskatchewan, Canada including the Saskatoon and Regina areas, and the Fort Walsh, Prince Albert and Grasslands National Parks.

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. indian pipe (aka ghost plant)
  3. lamb's quarter (aka pigweed)
  4. pickleweed (aka glasswort, sea asparagus)
  5. prairie turnip (aka breadroot)
  6. salsify (aka goatsbeard, oyster plant)
  7. sea milkwort (aka sea milkweed)
  8. silverweed (aka cinquefoil)
  9. speedwell (aka brooklime, gypsyweed)
  10. swamp hedge-nettle (aka marsh woundwort)
  11. sweet gale (aka bog myrtl)
  12. wild bergamot (aka horsemint)
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Related topics: Edible Berries of Saskatchewan - Edible Mushrooms of Saskatchewan
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