Monday, February 13, 2012

Shepherd's Purse

And other heart-shaped wild edibles you can find on Valentine's Day!

Capsella bursa-pastoris
Oxalis spp.
Viola spp.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012


There are several species of Lepidium in Texas - Lepedium virginicum or Poor Man's Pepper is very common. They are all edible and provide a fabulous spicy flavor to your salads, pestos and other dishes.

Edible part(s): Leaves, tender stems, seed pods or silques and flowers