Northern Bushcraft


Brooklime , Gypsyweed
  • leaves are edible raw.
  • leaves are best harvested when young.
  • leaves have a taste that ranges from dull to peppery.
  • stems and flowers are edible raw.
  • plant is high in vitamin C.
  • plant is suitable as a potherb.
  • the variety in Northwest Territories is American speedwell (Veronica americana).
  • grows in meadows, steambanks, forested areas and disturbed sites.
  • warning: avoid consuming plants growing near polluted water.
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