Finding Purslane (and a recipe) ~~~ an extremely nutritious wild food. It is one of the highest sources of vegetable based omega-3 and contains an impressive list of vitamins omega-3 and contains an impressive list of vitamins and minerals in significant quantities. Vitamins A, E and C, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, Iron, +, +, +
steep Yarrow flowers like a tea to help produce productive sweating to flush toxins from the body and skin as well as to fight infections. The leaves are a potent blood clutter used to staunch bleeding from even severe wounds. They were a part of Roman soldiers' "first aid kids" and worked surprisingly well. There is some record of the dried flowers and leaves being smoked for medicinal properties.
Lambs Quarter: Lambs quarter can frequently be found growing in vegetable gardens, on disturbed soil, and along the fringes of fields and banks. The plants can grow to about four feet in height with multiple branches forming off of a main squarish looking central stem. Lambs quarter leaves often have a white, pollen-like substance coating their undersides. The leaves and stems are edible and absolutely delicious, with a flavor that can be compared to spinach or chard
Garlic Mustard is a seriously invasive alien plant. Left to itself, it can completely take over an area, crowding out all native plants. Feel free to pull up (and eat) as much of this plant as you can.