Just to give you an idea of the great variety of edible native plants you can find, below is a partial list of trees and shrubs only that grow in Pennsylvania that bear edible fruit. There are many more herbaceous plants as well that are edible.
A cautionary note: Be sure you know what plant you're about to eat! There are look-alike plants that can give very unpleasant, even dangerous, results if eaten.
Ground cover plant that tastes like cucumbers December 18, 2011 - It is a native ground cover plant that is edible and tastes like cucumbers. Found in the Edwards Plateau. What is the name? view the full question and answer
Edible plants in northeastern Ohio February 12, 2009 - I am doing a project and i was wondering what are five native edible plants to the northeastern Ohio region. Also if you could tell the seasons they are available. Thank You,
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Will corn fall victim to allelopathy from hackberry in Clarkridge AR March 30, 2013 - Will my corn be inhibited by a nearby hackberry and if so would it help to cut it down? I understand that sometimes the soil is full of the chemicals the tree produces. view the full question and answer
Negative and positive effects of invasive dandelions from Rama Ontario January 12, 2012 - How do Dandelions have a negative impact of being a invasive and a Positive impact of being a invasive species ? view the full question and answer
A garlic plant with only one clove in Ft. Worth, TX? August 08, 2011 - Is there a garlic that does not have cloves? I have been using what appears to be garlic from my garden and it is garlicy, hot and delicious. I have spent many hours online but cannot find this garlic... view the full question and answer