Northern Bushcraft

Fleabane

  • young plants are edible when boiled.
  • young plants are suitable as a potherb.
  • varieties in British Columbia are Eastern daisy fleabane (Erigeron annuus) and Philadelphia fleabane (Erigeron philadelphicus).
  • grows in fields, disturbed areas, open woods, thickets and roadsides .
  • warning: may cause miscarriages and should not be consumed by pregnant women.
  • warning: may cause dermatitis.
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