Northern Bushcraft

Quickweed

  • leaves are edible raw.
  • raw leaves have a blandish taste.
  • leaves, stem and shoots are edible when cooked.
  • plants is suitable as a potherb.
  • plant can be dried and powered for use as a flavouring agent.
  • varieties in the Pacific Northwest include Gallant soldier (Galinsoga parviflora).
  • grows in disturbed sites.
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