Northern Bushcraft

Strawberry

  • berry is sweet.
  • berry can be mashed an spread out into cakes and sundried.
  • flowers, leaves and stems can be used for flavouring.
  • varieties in British Columbia are Wild strawberry (Fragaria virginiana), Wood strawberry (Fragaria vesca) and Coastal strawberry (Fragaria chiloensis).
  • warning: wilted or partly wilted leaves contain toxins.
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Related topics: Edible Plants of BC - Edible Berries of BC - Edible Mushrooms of BC - Edible Seashore of PNW
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