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.
Smarty Plants on edible and medicinal native plants October 06, 2004 - I would like a list of edible & medicinal native plants for the San Antonio area. view the full question and answer
Non-native invasive henbit from Round Rock TX April 27, 2013 - I've read in this book "Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants" that Henbit is an invasive plant in Texas. I've also read that it provides an early source of nectar to bees and butterflies when li... view the full question and answer
Citrus trees for Austin May 21, 2008 - I am looking for citrus that grows in the Austin,Tx area.
Could you offer any suggestions please? view the full question and answer
Plants for making dyes for organic cotton October 07, 2006 - Looking to dye my own organic cotton for my new line of organic clothing and I want to grow the plants for making the dyes in my own garden. Any suggestions? view the full question and answer
Grafting to a cherry laurel for edible fruit in Austin July 01, 2010 - I was the one who asked earlier about grafting to a Cherry Laurel. I will happily graft a local plum on it, say a Mexican Plum or American Plum or one of the naturalized peaches (a friend has an India... view the full question and answer